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Princeton Release: Not Just the Poor Live Hand-to-mouth

11 hours ago − Princeton University
When the economy hits the skids, government stimulus checks to the poor sometimes follow. Stimulus programs — such as those in 2001, 2008 and 2009 — are designed to boost the economy quickly by getting cash into the hands of people likely to turn around and spend it. …
• Uniting Community Development Efforts Could Benefit Members of Underserved Communities − 17 hours ago
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• Newspapers Follow Suit When Danish Politicians Go to War − 12 days ago
• Global Poverty Could Be Up to a Third Higher Than Reported − 12 days ago
• New Report Provides Solution to NEET Challenge in UK And Abroad − 13 days ago
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Princeton Release: Not Just the Poor Live Hand-to-mouth

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Princeton Release: Not Just the Poor Live Hand-to-mouth


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Princeton Release: Not Just the Poor Live Hand-to-mouth


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Uniting Community Development Efforts Could Benefit Members of Underserved Communities

17 hours ago − University of Missouri-Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. –Research shows that wealth inequality creates barriers to community development, due to the widespread effects of poverty. A report by the United Nations Children's Fund shows that more than one in five children in the United States falls below the poverty line. Although many organizations address poverty, they often serve similar demographics and may compete for clients and resources. Recently, University of Missouri researchers studied Cooperative Extension's…
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Princeton Release: Not Just the Poor Live Hand-to-mouth


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