Reducing poverty and improving equity

Reducing poverty and improving equity - because exceptional prosperity for the few at the expense of the many is neither justifiable nor sustainable.

Posted Jul 02, 2017 |  by Carol Graham, Brookings Institution

The American dream is in tatters. Using new metrics of well-being in thie review for the Brookings Institution, Carol Graham finds strong evidence that being poor in the wealthy but unequal United States of America results in especially high levels of stress and desperation compared to the poor in other countries.

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