Poor as Folk

A resource for people who need to feed themselves and live with little money. Also examining the political & social climate regarding poverty and hunger

Essential Reading

A primer for understanding poverty, in no particular order of importance. It’s all important.

US poverty rate would’ve dropped more than 10% from 1980-2004 if not for mass incarceration

“When it comes to women and work, the largest myth of all is that working is somehow optional.”

Walmart Wages Are the Main Reason People Depend on Food Stamps

Unemployment is a Full Time Job

Study reveals the link between poverty and obesity, mainly because a lack of healthy choices when hungry

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