America’s Working Poor: How 12 Million Americans went from Working Poor to Food Stamps in Two Years. 38 Million Americans in Poverty by Government Statistics. The Importance of Education in Pulling People out of Poverty.
The middle class in America has been under assault for years but this recession only magnified the issue. Most Americans, 6 out of 10 own their home and this is where most of their wealth is stored. Yet the housing bubble bursting has wiped out much of what they once thought was part of their [...]