Americans Living on $2 Per Day Doubles

AMERICA – The number of American families living on $2 a day has more than doubled since 1996.

There are 1.5 million households and 3 million children currently live in this economic stranglehold.

Luke Shaefer, Associate Professor of Social Work at University of Michigan and author of $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America.

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“You think of poverty in America of being different than in other areas of the world. But when you start to look at the numbers like life expectancy the results are really the same.” For more click here. 

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