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The United States Has the Greatest Number Living in Poverty


The United States Has the Greatest Number of citizens living in poverty among the industrial nations, according to a new study by the United Nations. This study is likely a dramatic understatement since the United States has the most unequal distribution of income, and the most severe inequality of wealth, which is fueled by the most one-sided distribution of political power. In addition, the study is done using data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and does not count the hundreds of billions of dollars the rich have stowed away outside of the United States, nor the great wealth they hold abroad.

The study shows forty percent of the US adults cannot come up with a paltry 400 dollars if it was needed for an emergency. Most of the income and wealth the rich have stolen from the middle class.

UN Report Says 40 million US citizens live in Poverty

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