Today’s Read: Poverty Should be Big News
In today’s over-saturated news cycles, let’s take a minute to remember that poverty should be big news. Over 46 million people currently live in poverty in the United States – the highest number recorded in all the time the Census bureau has been keeping track.
Meanwhile, unemployment remains persistently high in New York and a shocking 70 percent of New York City students live in poverty.
On September 5th, The Huffington Post will to take a deeper look at the persistence of poverty in America. Check it out here.