“poverty” Charts

Children Living in Poverty »

Across the U.S., large numbers of children are affected by one or more risk factors linked to academic failure and…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 988
Score: 13

Wanna Reduce Welfare and Food Stamps? Here's the Right Way. »

The annual income for the federal minimum wage is $14,500, which is just under the two-person family poverty line. Seattle's…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 297
Score: 7

The Economics of Child Labor »

Unfortunately, child labor is still a prominent factor in the economies of many nations, especially those that face great poverty.…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 316
Score: 5

How Far Should Minimum Wage Take a Worker? »

The federal poverty threshold doesn't tell the whole truth about poverty and income in the United States. Research suggests that…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 210
Score: 4

Inequality in the Nation's 50 Largest Cities, 2012 »

The big cities with the highest 95/20 ratios in 2012 were Atlanta, San Francisco, Miami, and Boston. In each of…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 524
Score: 4

Even With College Diploma, Millennials Are In Trouble »

The economy and current recession have hit the Millennial generation hard. Even though Millennials have achieved higher levels of education…

Melissa McNeill
by: Melissa McNeill
views: 154
Score: 4

The Fluctuation of the U.S. Poverty Rate »

This chart shows the poverty rate based on CPI research series using current methods, meaning that money income is adjusted.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 311
Score: 4

Wealthiest Universities Get 10x the Tax Money as Public »

Government money-- i.e. taxpayers' dollars-- is given to elite private universities through tax exemptions on their billion-dollar endowments, disproportionately benefiting…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 136
Score: 3

Poverty Reduction in Bolivia Since 2005 »

Poverty Reduced by 25 Percent, Extreme Poverty Reduced by 43 Percent: Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 360
Score: 3

America Keeps People Poor on Purpose »

For more from the latest issue of YES! Magazine, The End of Poverty, see: www.yesmagazine.org/issues/th…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 727
Score: 3

What Should the Government Do About Poverty? »

Over 50% of Americans believe the government should do "a lot" in order to reduce the rate of poverty in…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 197
Score: 2

The Price of Happiness »

It looks like money can buy happiness for some people. Making above $36,000 makes it almost half as likely that…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 97
Score: 2

SNAP: The Program Feeding Our Reliance On Government »

SNAP, The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is a welfare program that provides food to the needy. Unfortunately, the program also…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 110
Score: 2

Women Work Just as Hard But Make Less »

The majority of women in the US still make only 77 cents for every dollar a man earns for equal…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 224
Score: 2

Americans Ignore Racial Discrimination Even Today »

This means the 28.1% poverty and 13.4% unemployment rates blacks face, along with high incarceration figures and a wage gap,…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 169
Score: 2

20 Years Later, NAFTA May Not Have Helped Mexico »

Two decades ago, NAFTA was implemented with the hopes of bringing Mexico into a new commercial agreement with the United…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 186
Score: 2

Minimum Wage to Increase in California »

California Governor Jerry Brown recently approved a $2 minimum wage increase, set to take full effect by January 2016. This…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 268
Score: 2

The Many Issues that Giraffe Heroes Tackle »

The Giraffe Heroes Project finds heroes who stick their necks out for he common good--then tells their stories on the…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 132
Score: 2

How much #poverty is too much? »

This is the largest number of Americans living in poverty in the 53 year history of published poverty estimates. How…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 194
Score: 1

Why Walmart Is Bad for America »

As the nation's largest private employer, Walmart's decision to pay many of its workers so little that they cannot afford…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 405
Score: 1

The Cost Of Not Attending College »

While many people focus on the rising cost of higher education, it's important to recognize the price people pay for…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 112
Score: 1

Minimum Wage: Republicans, Where's the Disconnect? »

Obama and Democrats in Congress want to raise minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, up from $7.25. Americans United for…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 226
Score: 1

Inequality of Poverty »

15% of Americans—nearly 1 in 6—are seemingly consigned to live in poverty. After the bailouts used to stimulate economic recovery,…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 310
Score: 1

Eligible Children Actually Served by Federal Programs »

Current investments in CCDBG, Head Start, and Early Head Start leave many eligible children without access to these programs. Information…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 282
Score: 1

Fat and Hungry: Obesity and The Struggle to Afford Food »

Mississippi is both the state with the highest rate of obesity (35% of residents) and the state in which residents…

Rachel
by: Rachel
views: 76
Score: 1

Safety Net Programs Keep Millions Out Of Poverty »

As the Economic Policy Institute illustrates, Social Security, the Earned Income Tax Credit, food stamps, housing subsidies — and many…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 179
Score: 1

Teachers Are Not the Problem In The Education System »

The US education system's problems are not universal. The crisis is isolated primarily in the parts of the system that…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 172
Score: 1

Where do infants and toddlers spend their time? »

Experiences during infant and toddler years shape the architecture of the brain and lay the foundation for future growth and…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 145
Score: 1

These Are The World's Biggest Fears »

Let's face it: the world can be a pretty brutal place to live. With scarce resources, conflicting ideologies and the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 157

Poverty, Median Income, and SNAP Costs: 1959-2015.Very Sad. »

Well, poverty is essentially at an all time high. Median incomes are relatively flat, but are showing just a bit…

michaelepelosi.mp
by: michaelepelosi.mp
views: 62

How Are Americans Spending Their Money? »

Income plays a vital role in how different Americans are able to spend their money. Through an examination of different…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 76

The Lifestyle Of American Poverty »

Although about 30 million Americans are living in poverty, a large percentage of them live with a plethora of modern…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 129

The Sad Tooth Truth About Kids in Poverty »

A survey conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics found that in 2009-2010, one quarter of 3-5-year-olds in America…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 188

What Is Poverty Now? »

The method for calculating the poverty line, adopted in 1965, was simple: three times the cost of groceries. IT was…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 241

Poverty Rates Are Higher For Women »

Women are disproportionately represented in low-wage positions making up two-thirds of all minimum wage workers. Minority women are more likely…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 277
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