Over a third of single-parent families with children are poor, compared to only seven percent of married families. Read More.
For decades, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported that over 30 million Americans live in “poverty,” but other government surveys show that most of these are not poor in any ordinary sense of the term. Read More.
The great and calamitous fiscal trends of our time—dependence on government by an increasing portion of the American population, and soaring debt that threatens the financial integrity of the economy—worsened in 2010 and 2011. Read More.
The Census Bureau recently released its annual poverty report, declaring that a record 46.2 million persons, or about one in seven Americans, were poor in 2010. Read More.