Although many poor households own a home, air conditioner, mobile phone, etc., the study fails to mention that most if not all of these poor families - mine included - have huge overdrafts and loan payments to "afford" these things. Why? Because we work for minimum wage.Why? Because we can't all be in Hi Tech. Some of us are teachers, social workers, psychologists and with all of our degrees and diplomas we're still earning bobkes. Minimum wage should be just that - minimum - not the standard.
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from the article: Four hidden truths about poverty in Israel