Americans Living in Poverty

Wealth of Households and Poverty of its People

November 7, 2014

Household wealth has considerably fallen to 1998 levels for a majority of households says the Center for Economic and Policy Research Economist David Rosnick

A True ‘War on Poverty’ Would Place Poor People at the Forefront

January 8, 2014

Annelise Orleck: Poor people are the real experts on poverty and any solution to address it should include their voices

The War On Poverty Was Aimed at Quieting The Popular Movements of the 60’s

January 7, 2014

Glen Ford: 50th years after the launch of the War on Poverty, Democrats and Republicans still refuse to address the systemic causes driving poverty in the US today

U.S. Student Homelessness Up 10% Since Last Year

November 28, 2013

Highest increases of homeless children seen in states like North Carolina where austerity policies predominate

Three Million More in Poverty than Previously Estimated

November 14, 2013

Census reveals new poverty figures near 50 million.

50% of Americans Live in Poverty

June 3, 2013

Paul Buchheit: Based on assets and income, number of people in poverty closer to 50% rather than official stat of 15%

Why Aren’t the 50% Living in Poverty Protesting in the Streets?

June 3, 2013

Paul Buchheit PT2: Poor Americans are angry but so far don’t think there is much they can do about their situation except find some individual solution