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Nearly one quarter of US children in poverty

  • The Kids Count survey follows the publication in April of Feeding America’s annual report, which showed that one in five children live in households that do not regularly get enough to eat. 
  • Chris Hedges | Pity the Children

Andre Damon, World Socialist Web Site

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kiddies.jpg23 July 2014 | Nearly one in four children in the United States lives in a family below the federal poverty line, according to figures presented in a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

A total of 16.3 million children live in poverty, and 45 percent of children in the US live in households whose incomes fall below 200 percent of the federal poverty line.

Andre Damon: national secretary of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (US)

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Chris Hedges | Pity the Children, Chris Hedges, Truthdig

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