Danziger sees increase in working poor given high unemployment and resistance to raising minimum wage
"Working-age adults make up record share of US poor" - Bloomberg Businessweek. 9/7/2011.
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."