Topic: Poverty

The State of the Union for Struggling Americans

FRAC President

In last night’s State of the Union address, President Trump expressed his belief that the state of the union is excellent, pointing to, among other factors, economic growth over the last year, the stock market, and the unemployment rate.

This is a skewed picture, however, leaving out the struggles of tens of millions of Americans, growing economic chasms, and increasing economic and political disunion.