The state of poverty in America

    Who is poor? Has poverty changed over time? We talk with TIMOTHY SMEEDING, Director of the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, about his research and reaction to the U.S. Census Bureau’s new poverty estimates from 2008. And CAREY MORGAN of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger discusses how poverty translates into hunger in the Philadelphia region. Listen to the mp3

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