A family of four isn't considered to be living in poverty unless they make less than $26,500, due to an equation that hasn't been updated since the 1960s.
The data shows that “high levels of income inequality harm population health, irrespective of racial or ethnic composition.”
Unless people making the equivalent of $109,000 and higher drastically change their habits, the world will be unable to prevent the most dire consequences of climate change.
Why eastern NC, the place where I'm from, plays host to Kamala Harris' final points on income inequality, healthcare, and racial injustice.
Biden's Pennsylvania upbringing and Amtrak-riding ways are light-years from Trump’s billionaire status. That has real implications for Americans' wallets.
“For Black workers, it’s gotten worse as the pandemic has dragged on. They’ve been less likely to bounce back and find jobs than other groups.”
Wealthy investors were privately warned about the potential economic devastation of the COVID pandemic. Ordinary Americans were not, and at least 8 million have fallen into poverty.