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Turning Backs on Despair, Richest Nations Doing Least for World’s Refugees

‘Poorer countries are shouldering the duty of protecting refugees…but many richer countries are doing next to nothing.’ The world’s six wealthiest nations are “turning their backs” on refugees, hosting less than nine percent of those who have fled their homes due to war and violence and leaving poorer countries to shoulder the burden, a damning Read More…

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As Wealthy Surge, U.S. Poor and Middle Class Income Has Gone Backward

Poorer households saw their income drop from a median of $26,373 in 1999 to $23,811 in 2014, according to new research Middle and low-income households in the U.S. made less money in 2014 than they did in 1999 as the middle class lost ground in almost 90 percent of the country’s metropolitan areas, a new Read More…