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Making Sense of Poverty Numbers

The recent Census data on poverty in America hide as much as they reveal.

We're Doing a Heckuva Job Helping Those Devastated by the Economic Meltdown

Like the levees in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, the safety net is failing Americans battered by the 'Great Recession' of 2008-2009.
Battered by the Storm: How the Safety Net Is Failing Americans and How to Fix It

Battered by the Storm: How the Safety Net Is Failing Americans and How to Fix It

The economic crisis is still on the rise for millions of Americans, while at the same time the social safety net is failing to support many of them.

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Making Sense of Poverty Numbers

Common Dreams | September 24, 2010

Making Sense of Poverty Numbers

Denver Post | September 24, 2010

Seniors and Safety Nets: Making Sense of Poverty Numbers

The Bellingham Herald | September 22, 2010

Making Sense of Poverty Numbers

The Sacramento Bee | September 21, 2010