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Safety net policies are helping reduce the number of Americans below the poverty line – but that’s not the whole story

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The share of Americans living in poverty shrank to an estimated 9.2% in 2020, according to the Urban Institute, a think tank that closely tracks this rate with a widely used model. There were 29.3 million Americans living below the poverty line, […]