Monday, July 7, 2014
Air Conditioning, Cable TV, and an Xbox: What is Poverty in the United States Today?
For decades, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported that over 30 million Americans were living in “poverty,” but the bureau’s definition of poverty differs widely from that held by most Americans. In fact, other government surveys show that most of the persons whom the government defines as “in poverty” are not poor in any ordinary sense of the term.
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