WASHINGTON — Nearly half of all Americans lack economic security, meaning they live above the federal poverty threshold but still do not have enough money to cover housing, food, healthcare and other basic expenses, according to a survey of government and industry data.
The survey, released on Tuesday by the advocacy group Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW), found that 45 percent of U.S. residents live in households that struggle to make ends meet.
Supporting the Tobin Tax, exploring new economics and investing ethically were some ‘alternatives’ to the prevailing economic model explored at Saturday’s National Justice and Peace Network (NJPN) Day in London. Around 60 people from around the country attended the quarterly meeting at CAFOD’s South London office, all invited to put their ideas forward. The meeting was chaired by Maria Elena Arana of CAFOD. Continue reading National Justice & Peace Network responds to economic crisis→