Tuesday, September 13, 2011

U.S. Poverty At 27-Year High

Poverty is up in the USA and the USA's already infamous 'highest child poverty rate in the industrialized world' has now risen to 22%:

More Americans are living in poverty than they have in 27 years, according to census data released Tuesday. About 46.2 million people, or 15.1 percent of the population, are considered in need, which the government currently defines as having an income of $22,314 a year for a family of four or $11,139 for an individual.

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