Tag: extreme poverty in U.S.

The Shocking Tale of Two Generations

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Corruption, Government with 0 Comments
The Shocking Tale of Two Generations

The top one-tenth of 1 percent controls as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent, while roughly a fifth of American children live in poverty, and half of the American infants are so poor they depend on public aid to eat.

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UN Report on US: 40 Million Live In Poverty, 18.5 Million In Extreme Poverty & Government Is Deliberately Making Things Worse

Posted by on June 17, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
UN Report on US: 40 Million Live In Poverty, 18.5 Million In Extreme Poverty & Government Is Deliberately Making Things Worse

UN Report on US: 40 million live in poverty, 18.5 million in extreme poverty and 5.3 million live in Third World conditions of absolute poverty. The report is a terrible indictment of the U.S. and of the Trump Administration. Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel prize winning economist told The Guardian “This administration inherited a bad situation with inequality in the U.S. and is now fanning the flames and worsening the situation. What is so disturbing is that Trump, rather than taking measures to ameliorate the problem, is taking measures to aggravate it.”

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