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Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger says U.S. exceptional among rich countries in its tolerance of poverty

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"U.S. Child Poverty Second Highest Among Developed Nations: Report" - Huffington Post. 05/30/2012.

A recent UNICEF report on child poverty in developed countries found that the United States ranks second among the 35 richest countries on "relative child poverty." Sheldon Danziger says this poor ranking shows how much other developed countries do to ameliorate poverty in comparison to the U.S.

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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