A huge number of poor and the growing gap between rich and poor will soon make the US the country with the highest levels of inequality on the planet. To such conclusion the UN expert on poverty Philip Alston, the information center of the UN.
Alston specifies that in America today more than 18.5 million people are in extreme poverty. Among them are representatives of different races and nationalities.
The expert noted that the U.S. person to escape from poverty and improve their well-being difficult. “Instead of realizing a remarkable commitment of its founders, today’s United States have established ourselves as a leader in social conflict”, — concluded the expert.
In July, American tennis player Serena Williams spoke about the difficulties faced in the US, black women. In addition to the racism many of them are forced to endure poverty.
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