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Poverty in the United States

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Poverty is also notoriously high on Native American reservations. 7 of the 11 poorest counties in per ...

Poverty in America: One Nation, Pulling Apart -- Home

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Introduction to the Poverty in America Project The United States is a nation pulling apart to a degree unknown in the last 25 years. Despite more than a decade ...

Poverty Facts | Poverty Rate, Poverty Thresholds & Census Information

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In 2014, 47 million people lived in Poverty USA. That means the poverty rate for 2014 was 15%. The 2014 poverty rate was 2.3 percentage points higher than in ...

America's Poverty Problem Hasn't Changed - The Atlantic

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Sep 16, 2015 ... On Wednesday, the Census Bureau released its latest data on income and poverty for the country, and despite a falling unemployment rate and ...

America's stubborn poverty - The Washington Post

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Dec 22, 2015 ... Should we fight the “war on poverty” all over again? Well, yes. That's the recommendation of a group of liberal and conservative poverty ...

Poverty in the United States - National Poverty Center | University of ...

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A family is counted as poor if its pretax money income is below its poverty ... In the late 1950s, the poverty rate for all Americans was 22.4 percent, or 39.5 million  ...

Poverty - Census.gov

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If a family's total income is less than the official poverty threshold for a family of that size and composition, then ... Older Americans With a Disability: 2008−2012.

The grotesque criminalization of poverty in America - The Week

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May 16, 2016 ... If you are arrested for a serious crime, you're supposed to be taken to jail and booked. Then there's some sort of hearing, and if the judge ...

11 Facts About Education and Poverty in America - DoSomething.org

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What is the "Poverty Line," anyway? According to the 2011 U.S. Census Bureau, it is a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children under 18) that earns less than $23,021.

Poverty | State of Working America

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The decoupling of rising growth and falling poverty, however, means that Americans are working longer and harder but becoming poorer and less economically ...

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Poverty USA | What is poverty? | Where is the poverty line? | Who is ...

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More than 46 million Americans live in Poverty USA. CCHD Logo PovertyUSA is the domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops. An initiative of ...

Why Can't We End Poverty in America? - The New York Times

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Jul 28, 2012 ... RONALD REAGAN famously said, “We fought a war on poverty and poverty won. ” With 46 million Americans — 15 percent of the population ...

Living on $2 a day: Exploring extreme poverty in America | PBS ...

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Dec 27, 2015 ... In their new book, "$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America," academics Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer reveal that there are ...