Who is considered poor in the USA: the consumer basket and the standard of living of Americans

Poverty is always a matter of counting methodology. In one country, you can not have your own home and car, wash it by hand, not have access to high-quality medicine and education, but at the same time not be considered poor, because someone from above has voiced the threshold ...

Cities in every state in the US with the most poor

Long before COVID-19 broke out, which left low-wage service workers unemployed and in debt, some cities in the United States suffered from severe income inequality. The richest neighborhoods are much richer than those at the bottom of the lists ...

15% of Americans live below the poverty line: what income does this mean in your state

Poverty in America remains one of the most pressing and entrenched social problems. About 1 in 7 people living in this country have an income below the federal poverty line, which means that 14,6% of Americans earn less than $ 12 a year. FROM…

American Poverty: How Low-Skilled US Workers Live

Poverty in the American way is to work in a service, especially in some fast food, and receive about $ 1 a month for it, or about $ 600 a year. And this is all without deducting basic taxes, writes one of the authors of zen.yandex. Taxes Like ...

How poverty changes the brain

Poverty is not just a lack of money, but also a state of the brain, as evidenced by the results of scientific research. The prefrontal cortex, which is responsible for solving problems, setting goals and completing tasks, is constantly exposed to stress and ...

In which states is it best to live for people with low income

Being poor isn't easy, but your environment plays a big role in how difficult your life can be. GOBankingRates reviewed a number of factors in all states - for example, individual income tax rates, average ACT scores, and average purchase price ...

First grader from Texas asked Santa Claus for food and a blanket

Ruth Espiricueta, first grade teacher at Monte Cristo Elementary School in Edinburgh, Texas, asked her students ahead of Christmas to write a letter to Santa Claus about what they want and need - after a lesson on the difference between the two. Letter,…

Why does the UN explore extreme poverty in rich America

Philip Alston, United Nations Observer on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, traveled along the US coast to find explanations for the hardships facing America's most vulnerable citizens. According to The Guardian, the tour, which started at the beginning of the month, includes stops ...

Study: what will happen if you give a homeless a large amount of money

Despite the fact that many studies have proven the effectiveness of donating money to the poor, there are still several points of view in society on this matter, according to one of which it is not worth giving people money - they must learn how to earn it. This one ...

San Francisco residents were shown a taste of life below the poverty line. Video

Poverty alleviation organization Tipping Point has carried out a very unusual campaign, showing residents of the affluent Nob Hill district of San Francisco how people feel who, for material reasons, cannot buy many items in a store. According to statistics, every tenth family in the Bay Area (788 thousand people) ...

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