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Monday, July 14, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘child poverty’

Middle Class, RIP; the new face of poverty

Middle Class, RIP; the new face of poverty

    The great economic divide in America finds its roots in politics, in unrestrained capitalism, if you will, and in unrestrained money for politics. The following articles explain some causes and effects. Some questions for you to think about as your read this. Before you do,  look at this graph from Moyers and Company; The Triggers of Economic Inequality. Be sure to roll your cursor over the triangles to see what action to place at these critical junctures. Does ... Full Story

Schultheis: shine light on impacts of illegal

COLORADO SENATE REPUBLICANS In light of recent news reports that child poverty in Colorado is skyrocketing, Sen. Dave Schultheis says the state seriously needs to recognize the effects of illegal immigration on those numbers. According to a report issued by the Colorado Children’s Campaign, the state's child poverty rate has climbed 72 percent since 2000. It is caused largely by the burgeoning number of poor in Denver's suburbs and a widening gap between Latino and non-Latino ... Full Story

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