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Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger sees increase in working poor given high unemployment and resistance to raising minimum wage

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Working-age adults make up record share of US poor" - Bloomberg Businessweek. 09/07/2011.

The ranks of the working-age poor are at the highest level since the 1960s, when the war on poverty was launched. Sheldon Danziger says that without shifts in priorities, "there are going to be a lot of working poor for the foreseeable future."

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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