Eyal Press is a writer based in New York. His work has appeared in the New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and The Nation. He is the author of Beautiful Souls: Saying No, Breaking Ranks and Heeding the Voice of Conscience in Dark Times and Absolute Convictions.
America's suburbs evoke images of dream homes, plush lawns and neighborhood BBQs, not low-wage jobs and houses under foreclosure. Yet for the first time ever, more poor Americans live in the suburbs than in all our cities combined.