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KrisS @MplsMe
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UN report presented to Human Rights Council this week found in U.S.:

40M people live in poverty
18.5M live in extreme poverty
5M in absolute poverty

Calls U.S. most unequal country in developed world.

Means 1 of every 5 people in U.S. live in poverty!…
From The Guardian in December 2017...the #GOPTaxScam is only making it much, much worse.…
Under Trump/GOP, US becoming more & more destitute:

US has highest child mortality rate of 20 rich countries
US among highest child poverty rates in the developed world, at 21%
US also high obesity rates, income inequality and incarceration rates…
U.S. Dept of Ag reported:
~25% of children in rural U.S. were poor in 2016
~20% in urban U.S.
Highest concentrations of child poverty in MS Delta, Appalachia & Native American reservations.

➡️#GOPTaxScam will quickly exacerbate this.…
While many in urban/suburban areas struggle w/poverty, others are barely surviving from day-to-day.

Article w/photos taken between December 2016 - September 2017 offer stark portrait of America’s deepening inequality & division.

This is pre- #GOPTaxScam.…
THIS is just one example of how poverty affects people in urban areas. There are many, MANY more ways. Debtors' prisons are apparently being used again.

Get them down and keep them down, right, #CorruptGOP???
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