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Capitalism and poverty: a socialist analysis posted by david low-wage workers work to serve the affluent 20% who represent close to 70% of american purchasing david duhalde is pursuing a mpp/mba with a concentration in poverty alleviation at the heller school for social policy and. In the united states, more than 14 percent of people are now in poverty here are some tips on helping such individuals rise above their circumstances. 11 facts about education and poverty in america welcome to dosomethingorg, a global movement of 6 million young people making positive change, online and off the 11 facts you want are below, and the sources for the facts are at the very bottom of the page. Orshansky, counting the poor: another look at the poverty profile, social security bulletin, vol 28 the problem of poverty in america, in economic report of the president transmitted to the congress january 1964 together with the annual report of the council of economic advisers. The working poor: invisible in america [david k shipler] shipler conveys in a stark way how common social issues can lead to poverty and how various problems within poor families affect each other negatively, like dominoes falling down. The causes of poverty are manifold war, disease, famine and unemployment being the big players what steps can then be taken towards addressing the massive social issue of global poverty that has afflicted humanity for centuries. Learn about the effects of youth poverty on academic achievement, psychosocial outcomes and physical health, as well as the prevalence of child hunger in the us.