America’s poor becoming more destitute under Trump – U.N. expert

FILE PHOTO: A tent is seen next to Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles, California, U.S. April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

GENEVA (Reuters) – Poverty in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions of poor people, while rewarding the rich, a U.N. human rights investigator has found. Philip Alston, U.N. special rapporteur on extreme poverty, called on U.S. authorities to provide […]

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