A point-of-view film by Alex Gibney: Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream | Season 14 Episode 1 | Why Poverty?
Your economics, class, and assets make up your socio-economic level. What are the twelve levels?
Find out here: Can you name the U.S. socio-economic levels?
New research reveals the connection between stress, poverty and brain development in children.
Source: How Poverty Affects the Brain
Flint, Ferguson, New Orleans and Baltimore — cities now inseparable from the national news stories centered there — became calamities for separate reasons. One was a natural disaster (made worse by human error), another a wholly man-made crisis. The two others began with police violence, but in disparate settings: the newly impoverished suburbs and the long-distraught inner city. Flint and New Orleans were failures of infrastructure, Baltimore and Ferguson a collapse of human relationships.