Poverty in America

 
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04 December 2019 10:59
 

Tax breaks for the rich?  One of the reasons Republicans support and defend Trump?

One organization estimated that in 2015, 13.5% of Americans (43.1 million) lived in poverty. Yet other scholars underscore the number of people in the United States living in “near-poverty,” putting the number at around 100 million, or nearly a third of the U.S. population.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/homeless-in-america-the-issues-forcing-people-in-seattle-onto-the-street-60-minutes-2019-12-01/

https://www.npr.org/2019/09/26/764654623/u-s-income-inequality-worsens-widening-to-a-new-gap

 

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29 June 2020 11:10
 

Is there a common thread making these cities the most dangerous in the world?

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/the-most-dangerous-cities-in-the-world.html

Why is there so much shooting and killing in Chicago?  https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-shooting-chicago-violence-police-20180807-story.html