Over 40% Of US Households Are Only One Paycheck Away From Poverty

Real News Network (2/2/19)

Far more households in the US are at risk of joining the ranks of the poor, should they lose their job or face a financial emergency, showing that millions are vulnerable and this number is increasing, says Kasey Wiedrich of Prosperity Now.

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Poverty Isn’t A Lack Of Character; It’s A Lack Of Cash


TED Talk (6/13/17)

“Ideas can and do change the world,” says historian Rutger Bregman, sharing his case for a provocative one: guaranteed basic income. Learn more about the idea’s 500-year history and a forgotten modern experiment where it actually worked — and imagine how much energy and talent we would unleash if we got rid of poverty once and for all.

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