By most measures, the United States is a country of wealth and abundance. Yet, for many people, the economy isn’t working. Every day, people in our communities experience the frustration and indignity of struggling to pay rent and put food on the table.
The debt ceiling is set to be a flashpoint in Congress in the coming months. Here’s what you need to know about the debt ceiling debate, and why it affects our work for peace and justice.
We seek a world where all people have adequate resources to maintain their health, where health care is supported by the federal government, and where health outcomes are considered in all matters of public policy.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the national poverty rate was 10.5% or 34 million Americans in 2019. These states and territories have the highest percentages of poverty in the country.
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