UN Report on Poverty Says America’s Poor Becoming More Destitute Nov05

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UN Report on Poverty Says America’s Poor Becoming More Destitute

Americans born into poverty are more likely than ever before to stay that way, according to a United Nations report on poverty and inequality in the US.

“The United States, one of the world’s richest nations and the “land of opportunity,” is fast becoming a champion of inequality,” the report concluded. The Trump administration has slammed the UN report, arguing the organization should instead focus on poverty in the third world. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said, “It is patently ridiculous for the United Nations to examine poverty in America.”
The report, presented Thursday in Geneva, comes two days after Haley announced the US would withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council.

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