United States

Extreme Poverty

  State County Poverty Rate PR of residents under 18 Median Household Income Mississippi Issaquena 43.3% 60.1% 27,124 Kentucky Owsley 40.1% 54.4% 22,335 Louisiana East Carroll Parish 40.3% 53.7% 25,442 Texas Maverick 39.9% 53.2% 27,710 Alabama Wilcox 39.6% 52.5% 21,611 South Dakota Ziebach 50.1% 52.2% 25,669 North Dakota Sioux 41.3% 51.8% 28,338 Illinois Alexander 31.1% […]

Obamacare

What people call “Obamacare” is actually the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However, people were calling it “Obamacare” before everyone even hammered out what it would be. It’s a term mostly used by people who don’t like the PPACA, and it’s become popularized in part because PPACA is a really long and awkward name, […]