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Rachel Black

New America Foundation

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America's Deepening Poverty Problem

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

People weren’t prepared to lose their jobs. They weren’t prepared to go without income for as long as they have. Even for families higher up the economic ladder, people had too much debt and not enough savings, so this recession has hit everyone hard.

— Rachel Black, a policy analyst in the Asset Building Program at the New America Foundation, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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Census Report on Poverty

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Rachel Black, a policy analyst in the Asset Building Program at the New America Foundation, looks at the new Census Bureau report showing a record number of Americans living below the poverty line.

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