The Working Poor in the Rust Belt | Left Behind America

The Working Poor in the Rust Belt | Left Behind America
The Working Poor in the Rust Belt | Left Behind America
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Go inside a food pantry and learn how the impact of the 2008 recession is still being felt in “Rust Belt” cities like Dayton, Ohio, where many rely on charities for food, in this digital video from FRONTLINE: Left Behind America. In Dayton’s postrecession economy, even working people struggle with poverty and food insecurity. While jobs have returned to the city of Dayton, workers are making less than they did before the recession and cannot afford to buy the groceries they need.

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