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DJ Academe
DJ Academe • 2 years ago

Poverty Percentages across America (slide 2 of 7; sources on slide 7) [click on this image to find a short clip exploring the rising levels of economic inequality in the U.S. and the persistent belief of Americans that their country is relatively equal]

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