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Donald Trump was more popular in McDowell County than anywhere else in America during the Republican primaries. Subscribe to The Guardian ► http://is.gd/subscribeguardian Paul Lewis explores the power of the Republican presidential nominee’s message in the poorest county of West Virginia. Gun nation ► http://bit.ly/GunNation The Guardian ► http://is.gd/guardianhome Suggested videos: Anywhere but Washington ► http://bit.ly/ABWashTrump Trump 4 President ► http://bit.ly/TrumpSigns Guardian playlists: Comment is Free ► http://is.gd/cifplaylist Guardian Docs ► http://is.gd/guardiandocs Guardian Features ► https://goo.gl/JThOzd Guardian Animations & Explanations ►http://is.gd/explainers Guardian Investigations ► http://is.gd/guardianinvestigations The Global Migration Crisis ► http://is.g...
The United States is seen by many as a land of opportunity and wealth but there are deep divisions as almost 50 million Americans are classed as ‘in poverty'. That’s approximately 15 percent of the population. The city of Logan in West Virginia is in one of the poorest areas of the country. Andrea Arenas reports from there.
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/path-appears/ Premiering January 26, February 2 & 9, 2015. Check local listings: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/broadcast.html In this scene from the second episode of the Independent Lens documentary series A Path Appears, Jennifer Garner returns to her home state of West Virginia with Nicholas Kristof to visit rural, impoverished families. They travel with Tonya Bonecutter, a caseworker for Save the Children’s Early Steps, who explains that meth and prescription drugs plague all the families she works with. Learn more about "Independent Lens": http://www.pbs.org/independentlens Watch "Independent Lens" films online: http://video.pbs.org/program/1218239994/
It is difficult to imagine such levels of poverty existing in the most powerful nation on earth - but it does in McDowell County, West Virginia. Read more: http://bit.ly/2cbiIQ2 Subscribe for more from the ITV News team: http://bit.ly/1KMJ3gG
“What is strange about what goes on in America is that we are the wealthiest country in the history of the world,” Sanders told more than 250 people at the Five Loaves & Two Fishes Food Bank. He pointed to mounting wealth and income inequality nationwide. In West Virginia, while the top 1 percent saw incomes rise more than 60 percent from 1979 to 2012, incomes for everyone else fell by 0.4 percent. He also said 22 percent of American children live in poverty, including about 100,000 in West Virginia. “What poverty is about is dealing with the stress of whether or not your family is going to make it every single week,” Sanders said. “When you don’t have any money you’re fighting for your survival every single day.” --------- ★ Join the political revolution at www.berniesanders.com ★ Co...
Get more Tips here! www.destinationtips.com Are you thinking of relocating somewhere in the States? Make sure you take a look at the 12 worst places to live in the U.S. before you make any decisions about your next home base. 12. St. Louis, Missouri Over 14% of St. Louis’ population is living below the poverty line. Out of 100,000 residents, every year 35.3 are murdered, which ranks it as one of America’s most dangerous cities too. 11. Reno, Nevada Reno was the gambling capital of the US until Las Vegas was developed and “The Biggest Little City in the World” has been in economic decline ever since. Reno experiences nearly 39 annual crimes per 1,000 residents. 10. Modesto, California Despite being home to the largest winery in the world, the unemployment rate was nearly 13% in 2014. ...
Bernie Sanders makes a comparison between poor people and the more affluent when it comes to life expectancy. Senator Sanders claims that poverty and income level have a direct effect on how long people live. He also gives some staggering statistics to prove his case.
University of Virginia law professor James Ryan and Angela Ciolfi, director of the JustChildren program of the Legal Aid Justice Center, speak on "Poverty as Disability: Neuroscience, Poor Children and Special Education." Their talk was part of the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law's 2013 symposium, "Theory and Practice," at UVA Law. The symposium aimed to bridge the academy and real-world legal practice by featuring discussions led by lawyers directly involved with each issue and professors conducting academic research that informs policy changes and legal responses in the world.
Produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation, "Old and Poor: America's Forgotten" shows the difficult challenges that low-income seniors face in making ends meet, and features first-hand interviews with low-income seniors living in Baltimore, rural West Virginia, and Los Angeles: http://kff.org/medicare/video/old-and-poor-americas-forgotten/
This is my social analysis project for my GWS 545 class at Western Kentucky. The title is Breaking the Cycle of Poverty among Women and Children in West Virginia. The song is "Hard Times Come Again No More" originally by Stephen Foster, vocals by Emmylou Harris.
The ways in which poverty is a cycle, repeating and expanding into the next generation.
To bring to light the reality of poverty in Chesterfield, we toured the county with school board member, Carrie Coyner, and met with several of her colleagues. Full Presentation: http://rarealtors.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Chesterfield.pdf Richmond Times-Dispatch: http://www.richmond.com/news/local/chesterfield/article_3d6c872c-ba90-5253-9941-afba74458f32.html Produced by: Bethany Cleveland Electronic Communications & Production Specialist The Richmond Association of REALTORS®
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