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News American poverty, a Thanksgivig Poll

24% in US make under $8.50. Why?

Poll closed Dec 5, 2003.
  1. Difference of ability

    1 vote(s)
    20.0%
  2. Free Trade (NAFTA)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Immigration

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Recession or Business Cycle

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Intrinsic (Capitalism or "The poor are always with us"

    4 vote(s)
    80.0%
  1. Nov 27, 2003 #1

    selfAdjoint

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    According to a recent study, 24% of Americans make less than $8.50 an hour. What, in your opinion, are the causes of this?
     
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  3. Nov 27, 2003 #2
    Where was this study? Just wondering
     
  4. Nov 28, 2003 #3

    Nereid

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    Why just one cause?

    The Poll doesn't allow for "all of the above", so I didn't vote.

    A good look at the survey from which the figures came would be helpful (the poll question itself may be misleading).
     
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