Joblessness was the main culprit pushing more Americans into poverty, economists said.I'm reminded of Mr. Heron's classic, Winter In America. Here he is in London in 1990:
Last year, about 48 million people ages 18 to 64 did not work even one week out of the year, up from 45 million in 2009, said Trudi Renwick, a Census official.
“Once you’ve been out of work for a long time, it’s a very difficult road to get back,” Mr. Katz said.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Winter In America
The New York Times reports on a lost decade of soaring poverty indicated by new Census Bureau information released.