04 Jul '11, 4am

Soon One In Four Children Will Be Living In Poverty | Care2 Causes

Corporations in the United States are showing massive profits, even as unemployment stays high and the recession lingers on. Now, it’s becoming even cleared who are the hardest hit by this growing gap between the rich and the poor — young children. According to CBS News, the poverty rate for children is expected to shortly hit 25 percent, making this the largest group of children to suffer since the Great Depression. Poverty is defined as a family of four making less than $22,000 annually. Signs of poverty? More and more children living in cars, vans, and even short term motel rooms. And the numbers are increasing quickl y. “Nationwide, 14 million children were in poverty before the Great Recession. Now, the U.S. Census tells us its 16 million – up two million in two years. That is the fastest fall for the middle class since the government started counting 51 years ago.” M...

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