• Dec 15, 2017

A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America

By Ed Pilkington, The Gaurdian
December 15, 2017

The UN’s Philip Alston is an expert on deprivation – and he wants to know why 41m Americans are living in poverty. The Guardian joined him on a special two-week mission into the dark heart of the world’s richest nation

This article is written by a journalist who accompanied Alston over two weeks as he visited Los Angeles, San Francisco, Lowndes County, Alabama, Guayama, Puerto Rico, and Charleston, West Virginia.

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