“Good” Politics: The Government Redefines Poverty (In a way in which poverty likely will NEVER be “reduced”)

 The federal government has just decided that poverty for family of 4 in New York City means an income of up to $37,500, not $22,500.  Quite a leap. As before, the figure excludes earned income tax credit cash checks from the government and also medical and other non-cash assistance.

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