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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Rioting in Ferguson prompted by unemployment, bad schools and white domination

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:15pm by NYT

    ... to demographic transitions, Ferguson and its neighbouring towns, where many protesters live, have undergone sweeping changes in recent years. Some places have become pockets of poverty, comparable ... of the "suburbanisation" of poverty. "This was a catalyst for something much deeper, the lack of economic opportunities and representation people have," said Etefia Umana, an educator and board member ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hispanic children the fastest growing numbers in US public schools system

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AP

    ... to address, including immigration, poverty, diversity and inequity. The result, at times, is racial tension. In Louisiana in July, Jefferson Parish public school reached an agreement ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Republicans push migrant crackdown through US House

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by Reuters

    ... crisis that has seen nearly 60,000 children from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala arrive illegally since October to escape criminal drug gangs and poverty. House Democrats complained ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Pan-Asian explosion in Orange county, California, with numbers up 41pc in 10 years

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 09:26pm by NYT

    ... in the county jumped 123 per cent. Today, more than 57,000 Orange county Asian Americans are living at the poverty level, according to the study. "We want policymakers not to look ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Lights out on Detroit as court lets city go broke

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... and revitalise and reinvigorate, Detroit needs help." Thousands of retired city workers are fearful they will be pushed into poverty if Detroit is able to slash their pension benefits, which ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Black jobless rate nearly twice that of whites

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The weight of this joblessness has pushed blacks into the majority of the 27.6 per cent of Americans living in poverty, although they represent only 13 per cent of the population of some 316 million. ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Teenaged children of mums who used crack in pregnancy show few ill effects

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... small and may have resulted from other factors including family problems or violence, parents' continued drug use and poverty, the researchers said. They reviewed 27 studies involving more ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Romney visits New York as world focuses on UN

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 03:54pm by Reuters in New York

    ... of poverty and that US foreign aid programs frequently have tried to supplant private enterprise. “To be effective, our aid programs must leverage private investment and trade to foster environments ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Kerry urges ‘fresh thinking’ to tackle global woes

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 10:41am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... September 11th, a role that was thrust upon us,” he said. US foreign policy is also about aid, and food security, fighting disease, poverty and repression, and giving “voice to the voiceless,” Kerry ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Romney to pledge to fix troubled US immigration system

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 01:17pm by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... unemployment is 8.1 per cent, Hispanic unemployment is over 10 per cent. Over two million more Hispanics are living in poverty today than the day President Obama took office,” Romney will say. His ...




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