NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - One in six New Yorkers was unable to afford to buy meals on a regular basis this year and the number of people relying ...
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The Census Bureau statistics quantify New Yorker's current misery. Let's respond with a pragmatic sense of purpose and persistence.
As we know, elected leaders spin numbers and statistics when they can to make themselves look good or to advance their causes. But some numbers tell the real truth.
New York City's poverty rate rose for the third straight year, with nearly 74,000 more people falling below the poverty line in 2011, according to a n...
Perhaps American poverty today is not as horrific as it was in 1890. But for a poor child living in the promised land of New York City in 2011, the impact of poverty cannot be overstated.
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