8 Million Have Slipped Into Poverty Since May as Federal Aid Has Dried Up

Source: The New York Times - View Original Article
Published: Oct 16, 2020
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92% Conservative


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This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 92% Conservative:

  • 1 positive sentiment for Border control


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99% "Unemployment fell to 7.9 percent in September, from 14.7 percent in April.""
98% "Among those experiencing new hardships is Kristin Jeffcoat, 24, who is raising three children in Camptonville, Calif., a hamlet about 80 miles north of ..."
92% "See more updates More live coverage: Markets Now living on $350 a week plus food stamps,""
91% "Given the magnitude of the crisis, the increase in poverty since January -- about 8 percent by the Columbia count -- was a modest ..."
-87% "Poverty is an arbitrary income threshold, and people who dip below it, they make adjustments.""
-88% "It acts as a kind of invisible tax, measured in units as varied as late fees, toxic stress and worse school outcomes for children.""
-89% "His conclusion that poverty is rising may draw special attention because he is a critic of government poverty statistics, saying they exaggerate the number ..."
-92% "The number of poor people has grown by eight million since May, according to researchers at Columbia University, after falling by four million at ..."
-96% "By the government's fullest measure, a family of four in a typical city is considered poor if its annual income falls below $28,170.""


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

8% : Undocumented workers are disqualified from unemployment aid, and no one in their households can get stimulus checks, including spouses and millions of American children.
99% : Unemployment fell to 7.9 percent in September, from 14.7 percent in April.
98% : Among those experiencing new hardships is Kristin Jeffcoat, 24, who is raising three children in Camptonville, Calif., a hamlet about 80 miles north of Sacramento.
92% : See more updates More live coverage: Markets Now living on $350 a week plus food stamps,
91% : The expanded safety net initially caught them:
91% : Given the magnitude of the crisis, the increase in poverty since January -- about 8 percent by the Columbia count -- was a "modest amount," Mr. Turner said.
13% : Poverty is an arbitrary income threshold, and people who dip below it, they make adjustments.
12% : It acts as a kind of invisible tax, measured in units as varied as late fees, toxic stress and worse school outcomes for children.
11% : His conclusion that poverty is rising may draw special attention because he is a critic of government poverty statistics, saying they exaggerate the number of poor people by failing to fully measure the resources that lower-income households receive.
8% : The number of poor people has grown by eight million since May, according to researchers at Columbia University, after falling by four million at the pandemic's start as a result of an $2 trillion emergency package known as the Cares Act.
4% : By the government's fullest measure, a family of four in a typical city is considered poor if its annual income falls below $28,170.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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