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Monthly Archives:: September 2014
By Toluse Olorunnipa and Elizabeth Campbell A week of violence and protests in a town outside St. Louis is highlighting how poverty is growing most quickly on the outskirts of America’s cities, as suburbs have become home to a majority of the nation’s poor. In Ferguson, Missouri, a community of 21,000 where the poverty rate […]
Chronic job losses, foreclosures and evictions have made for harder times in Fresno, Calif., which has suffered economically for years. TIME meets Fresno residents in an emerging category of poverty: the new poor. Check out this powerful and beautifully shot video by colleague and friend Scott Anger.