By Nicolle Berroa, age 13 As the United States grapples with a global health pandemic, the crisis of youth houselessness steadily worsens. Most recent data on the rate of unhoused children from 2017 to 2018 found that youth houselessness was at its highest point in over a dozen years. The report, released by the National …
The United States is ranked the wealthiest nation in the world, yet almost half of all Americans are considered to be in poverty or low-income.
The problem with jobs? Too few people have them. The official unemployment rate is 9%: almost one out of every ten working people can’t find a job.
The unemployment rate for youth ages 16 to 24 went up to 19.1 percent in July, 2010.
A recent survey by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that more people in the United States have trouble buying food.
Officially, the number of people out of work is 9.4 percent of the population, but the real number is actually much higher.
Unemployment rate rises.
Higher prices for food and energy, rising unemployment and more businesses closing their doors all show that the global economy is in crisis. Most economists believe the economy is in recession or even a depression like in the 1930s. The poor are those who suffer the most in an economic crisis, with less money for …