Thursday, September 16, 2010

Just in case you weren't worried enough about our economy....

...Michael Snyder offers 15 shocking facts about poverty in America in Business Insider.

Here's a sample:

  • The U.S. poverty rate is now the third worst among the developed nations tracked by the OECD
  • Household participation in the food stamp program has increased 20.28% since last year
  • 28% of all U.S. households have at least one member that is looking for a full-time job
  • One out of every five children in the United States is now living in

We're in a crisis, folks.