Five Decades Later, Time To Change The Way We Define Poverty?

Posted: January 8, 2014 in poverty
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The U.S. government’s official measure of poverty hasn’t changed much in 50 years: It’s still based on what it took to feed a family in the 1950s. There are new efforts underway to find a more accurate gauge of families in need.

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via Economy http://www.npr.org/2014/01/08/260807955/five-decades-later-time-to-change-the-way-we-define-poverty?ft=1&f=1017

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