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The poverty problem: Cornel West and Tavis Smiley speak out

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Published on Sep 13, 2012

In America, poverty continues to affect more and more people and is reaching record levels. On Wednesday, the US Census Bureau confirmed that in 2011, 15 percent of the US population lived in poverty and 46 million Americans were living below the poverty line. Dr. Cornel West, co-author of "The Rich and The Rest of US," and Tavis Smiley join us on how this came to be.




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