"Above the poverty line." The Boston Globe (Boston, MA). 1992. HighBeam Research. (August 30, 2014). http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-8748606.html
"Above the poverty line." The Boston Globe (Boston, MA). The New York Times Company. 1992. Retrieved August 30, 2014 from HighBeam Research: http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-8748606.html
A recent study by the US Census Bureau found that nearly one in five Americans who worked full time in 1990 did not earn enough money to keep a family of four out of poverty. The study provided another measure of the way the growth in the American economy was heavily skewed toward the well-off.
Further it provided tangible evidence as to why those on the bottom feel they are increasingly ill-served by the system. Even those who work full time to put bread on the table find they just are not making it.
As is so often the case with such economic analyses, the situation of people of color was even more severe. One in four blacks and one in three Hispanics who worked full time in 1990 did not earn enough money to pull a family or four out of poverty. …
States News Service; August 20, 2012
States News Service; August 21, 2012
States News Service; March 19, 2013
States News Service; February 28, 2013
States News Service; April 30, 2014
Browse back issues from our extensive library of more than 6,500 trusted publications.
Help us improve our websites
Become a member of our Customer Advisory Panel. Your opinion matters!Join the panel
HighBeam Research is operated by Cengage Learning. © Copyright 2014. All rights reserved.
The HighBeam advertising network includes: womensforum.com GlamFamily