Anti Poverty Programs Research Paper

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The federal government runs over 80 government antipoverty programs coming in with an earning of over 720 billion a year for the different assistant programs, yet there are still 46 million americans in this country living in poverty, with less and less of a chance towards economic mobility. Most of these programs prevent extreme deprivation, but ironically most of the programs are means-tested taking away aid as you make or earn more money, so instead of the government lifting their people out of poverty their keeping them in it. For example, let’s say you're a single-mother raising one child, making the minimum wage, you're on food stamps, medicaid, and under Housing assistance, statistically if you were to get a job that earned you $3 more
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