Posted 7 months ago on June 25, 2018, 11:26 a.m. EST by factsrfun
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More proof that it matters who wins, KILL THE GOP!
From the report:
40 million Americans live in poverty; 18.5 million live in extreme poverty; and 5.3 million Americans live in “Third World conditions of absolute poverty.”
“In 2016, 18 per cent of children (13.3 million) were living in poverty, and children comprised 32.6 per cent of all people in poverty.”
In terms of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) states, the U.S. has the highest youth poverty rate and the highest infant mortality rate.
“On a given night in 2017, about 21 per cent (or 114,829) of homeless individuals were children.”
“The share of the top 1% of the population in the United States has grown steadily in recent years. In 2016 they owned 38.6 per cent of total wealth.”
In 2018, more than 25% of the world’s 2,208 billionaires were from the United States.