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The High Probability of Being Poor in America

By Matt Bruenig Late last month, the Associated Press ran a report about economic insecurity that managed to gain some traction in certain parts of the political internet, and since then, again and again in certain relevant debates. The statistical … Continue reading

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A College Kid, A Single Mom, And The Problem With The Poverty Line : Planet Money : NPR

By Pam Fessler The College Kid Rico Saccoccio is a junior at Fordham University in the Bronx. He’s from a middle-class family in Connecticut and he spent the summer living at home with his parents, who cover about $15,000 a … Continue reading

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