Essay On Poverty In America

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Poverty affects us all. There are many causes of poverty: born into poverty would be one. Poverty is a growing global issue that not only affect one person, but a country itself because we are all apart of a system. Poverty Trap is the main causes of hunger, mainly in Africa and Asia. According to the article World Food Programme, “People living in poverty cannot afford nutritious food for themselves and their families. This makes them weaker and less able to earn the money that would help them escape poverty and hunger.” ( Par. 1). No one should be asked to be born in poverty, thus people should not be stigmatized, marginalized, judged, or discriminated because of their socioeconomic status. It should be the mission of those in power to provide stability, and community resources so that families will become empowered to become self-…show more content…
Having a job does not always mean get out of poverty free, like playing monopoly get out of jail free card. What is the sense of having a job, and being underpaid, and still cannot pay your bills because of high cost of living? We live in a society where everything is high: rent, food, gas, etc. Which only mean the richer get richer, and the poor get poorer. Only gives the younger generation coming up with a perception that it is a dog eat dog world. What alternative is left for those living in poverty who are desperate to feed their young ones, and to have a hope for a better tomorrow? Is that sad? Technology is sky high. Everytime you look there is a new phone, clothes, new gadget. Money is being ported to all these materialistic things. We are all one, we all need each other, less fighting more love. Poverty cannot be solve in a day, but as soon as the government realize the negative outcome of low wages,and start paying high wages, then they will see the positive
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