U.S. ‘lower class’ booming even as poverty rate holds steady

By The Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 23:11 EDT
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US poverty rate steady at 15 percent, but ‘lower class’ is booming (via The Christian Science Monitor)

A group of boys walk past a partially collapsed row house in Baltimore in April. According to new census data, the nation’s poverty rate stood still at 15 percent in 2012, the sixth straight year that it has failed to improve.(Patrick Semansky/AP/File…

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