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Poor choice

8 November 2011 By Christopher Swann

Revamped poverty data show an extra 3 mln Americans barely scraping by. Yet the figures also suggest that federal programs targeted by cost-cutters do actually help. Trimming help for the poorest risks worsening poverty and stoking the disquiet evident in Wall Street protests.

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