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Toronto :: Canada | 24 hours ago

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People wait in line to apply for benefits at the Gwinnett County Department of Family and Childrens Services...Census Bureau, 15 percent of Americans still live in poverty, roughly the same rate as the mid-1960s when the War on Poverty was just

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Phoenix :: AZ :: USA | 6 months ago

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But many of the states that were among the poorest decades ago remain so today, even as safety-net programs have benefited millions of Americans. The average poverty rate among the states was 24 percent in 1959. But some were in much worse shape than

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Ōsaka :: Japan | 6 months ago

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We are awash in retrospectives of the War on Poverty, launched 50 years ago this month by Lyndon Johnson. A furious debate has developed between those (mostly liberals) who consider the war an important, if incomplete, triumph and those (mostly

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Cincinnati :: OH :: USA | 10 months ago

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The nation's just-released official poverty rate in 2012 was 15.0 percent, which represents 46.5 million people living at or below the poverty line. This marks the second consecutive year that neither the official poverty rate, wages, nor the number

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Washington :: DC :: USA | 12 months ago

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We have spent $15 trillion from the federal government fighting poverty, and look at where we are, the highest poverty rates in a generation, 15 percent of Americans in poverty. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), chairman of the House Budget Committee,

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San Luis Obispo :: CA :: USA | 1 year ago

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July 29, 2013 California has one of the nation's higher official poverty rates but a new Census Bureau report indicates that it is fractionally inflated by college students who have low personal incomes. The Census Bureau made the calculations, it

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New Delhi :: India | 1 year ago

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The Planning Commission's spurious method shows a decline in poverty because it has continuously lowered the measuring standard The Planning Commission has once again embarrassed us with its claims of decline in poverty by 2011-12 to grossly

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Las Vegas :: NV :: USA | 2 years ago

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The ranks of America's poor are on track to climb to levels unseen in nearly half a century, erasing gains from the war on poverty in the 1960s amid a weak economy and fraying government safety net. Census figures for 2011 will be released this fall

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Atlanta :: GA :: USA | over 2 years ago

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United States would have been lowered from 14.3 percent to 13.2 percent due to the effects of food stamps...Food Stamp Program, is one of the largest safety net programs in the United States. It served around 45 million people per month in 2011, and

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New York City :: NY :: USA | over 2 years ago

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  Contrary to the official figures, number released by US Census Bureau on Monday revealed that 49 million American, which composed of 16 percent of total population of the country live in poverty. This recent digit contrasts

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