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Poverty Rate Ignores Programs That Fight Poverty

www.npr.org | Posted 09.18.2013 | Impact

New U.S. poverty numbers come out on Tuesday. But what, exactly, do those numbers measure? Consider the case of Ann Valdez. She's a 47-year-old sin...

Arthur Delaney

Food Stamps Kept 4 Million Out Of Poverty In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Food stamps kept 4 million Americans out of poverty last year, the government announced Tuesday in its annual update on income, poverty ...

The Stupid Poverty Theories We've (Thankfully!) Given Up

www.theatlanticcities.com | Posted 07.18.2013 | Impact

There is no better way to channel the mind-bending logic of 18th century thinkers on poverty (men who we can assume were not poor themselves, by virtu...

Fox News Contributor: Poverty In U.S. Can Become 'A Little Comfortable'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.01.2013 | Black Voices

A Fox News contributor recently said United States programs, such as welfare and food stamps, can make poverty start to feel "a little comfortable." ...

A Record Number Of Americans Are Using Food Stamps

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.05.2012 | Business

A record 46.7 million Americans -- or roughly one in five adults -- used food stamps in June, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently repor...