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  • Being Poor in the World's Richest Country | Short Documentary
    In 2019, 43 million people in the United States lived below the poverty line, twice as many as it was fifty years before. 1.5 million children were homeless, three times more than during the Great Depression in the 1930s. Entire families are tossed from one place to another to work unstable jobs that barely allow them to survive.
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  • @franzpattison
    @franzpattison ปีที่แล้ว +40

    I like how this channel frequently focuses on often ignored aspects of human society

    • @franzpattison
      @franzpattison ปีที่แล้ว

      @Tyler Anderson whether ignored or neglected the end result is the same unfortunately

    • @1953beetle
      @1953beetle ปีที่แล้ว

      ​@Tyler Anderson It's not just the politicians who are ignoring the problem,it's the "elite" who want do anything about the problem.

  • @claytonmkombe5878
    @claytonmkombe5878 ปีที่แล้ว +12

    Such an amazing lady... she can afford a smile through that bad situation. Great survival instinct.

  • @biboydoce8924
    @biboydoce8924 ปีที่แล้ว +17

    Working 2 jobs for 9 hours and still cannot afford to get an apartment. What a hard life!

  • @rmzbro2766
    @rmzbro2766 ปีที่แล้ว +6

    She living in there but her van still look clean and tidy, respect. Hopefully one day you will get what you hope to get.😊

  • @atanuphukon228
    @atanuphukon228 ปีที่แล้ว +8

    Can't believe these to be in America. God bless them and keep them safe.

  • @skip741x3
    @skip741x3 ปีที่แล้ว +10

    This is heartwrenching to watch...That this is happenning in a world with the abundance to prevent it is sad beyond words.
    To all of us , fortunate enough to be able to pay the bills and keep a roof over our heads, whether you own a home or rent,
    its important to have gratitude for the blessings that are present in ur life and compassion for those less fortunate..

  • @belleame1064
    @belleame1064 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    This is why I don't like watching people glorifying van life. I've seen the struggle. I know some individuals who are rich and live in their vehicle and post on social media for likes. I attended a gym in an affluent neighborhood, and one of the ladies definitely came for a shower and lived in her vehicle. It was heart-wrenching. I wasn't sure if I should offer her anything as I thought she might have a sense of normalcy and belonging during her gym time.

  • @RededicateYrLife
    @RededicateYrLife ปีที่แล้ว +3

    Please include where this parking lot is located so the community can gather to help one another

  • @FameAppeal
    @FameAppeal ปีที่แล้ว +3

    This was recorded right before covid pandemic hit USA.. the condition is even worse than what is in the film

  • @barbarar5869
    @barbarar5869 ปีที่แล้ว +15

    I don't understand why such a rich nation can't be more compassionate towards those that maybe fell on hard times. Sometimes people just need a bit of help for a few months to get back on their feet. I am an American living abroad and can't imagine going back.

    • @latinsb4u
      @latinsb4u ปีที่แล้ว +1

      That is capitalism, gentrification, and globalization for you.

    • @stephenansahoyirifi7827
      @stephenansahoyirifi7827 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Is due to unplanned economy which our leaders are

    • @thatundeadlegacy2985
      @thatundeadlegacy2985 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      because its mostly their own fault?

    • @ICONICPARIS
      @ICONICPARIS ปีที่แล้ว

      Because everyone is out for themselves and the rich just want to get richer and not help anyone

    • @harman1957
      @harman1957 9 หลายเดือนก่อน

      ​@@thatundeadlegacy2985I see people make much more mistakes in your great nation than in our country.

  • @ThePoint6
    @ThePoint6 ปีที่แล้ว +2

    And there are plenty of rich hippy type people who galvanize van life as an exclusive lifestyle and they got the money to build some $10k to $50k van. So annoying to hear

  • @ICONICPARIS
    @ICONICPARIS ปีที่แล้ว +4

    If all the top earners paid their fair share of taxes instead of getting tax breaks America wouldn't have poverty like this!!!

    • @redarmy1778
      @redarmy1778 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      or not spending so much on military bases they have all over the world

    • @cedricbrs481
      @cedricbrs481 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      @@redarmy1778 or stop sending billions to ukraine and israel for starter.

  • @davechristian7543
    @davechristian7543 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    R theses docos taken from another YT channel bc this is the 3rd one now iv gone to watch which iv seen on another doco channel PMSKL Bruz.

  • @a.thiago3842
    @a.thiago3842 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    I just found out this channel and i don't understand how this channel hasn't that much of subscribers or visualizarions, cause it's very good though! It's something you would have to pay to watch on a cable tv. And this US reality is not something you see on a major news tv for sure!

  • @thesaints-7-andrew.
    @thesaints-7-andrew. ปีที่แล้ว

    Watching from Greece.hi everybody.
    Very interesting video.

    • @avikazak655
      @avikazak655 ปีที่แล้ว

      We better D. I. E bro

  • @dinorockwell
    @dinorockwell ปีที่แล้ว +2

    This lady is amazing. She would be welcome to stay at my home for free.

  • @jackxiao9702
    @jackxiao9702 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Every politician should see this video.

  • @Mr11ESSE111
    @Mr11ESSE111 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    On their place i will save money and emigrate to some more affordable country especially after retirement

  • @jackxiao9702
    @jackxiao9702 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

    That's me in the future.

  • @annettehewitson6426
    @annettehewitson6426 ปีที่แล้ว

    I know it must be tough living over there ,but you would try an buy a box truck,years living in a car,sure there cheap box truck somewhere.

  • @danielmosonyi
    @danielmosonyi ปีที่แล้ว

    In my country we make about 10 000$ a year as an average, working 50 hours a week.

  • @kekejefferson9219
    @kekejefferson9219 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    Like being sick with the best medical center in the world.

  • @user-ew6ve1zq1t
    @user-ew6ve1zq1t ปีที่แล้ว +2

    She can't afford a house share on 1500 eur/month? What is she doing with her money 💀

    • @ICONICPARIS
      @ICONICPARIS ปีที่แล้ว +3

      Rent is way over that here

    • @user-ew6ve1zq1t
      @user-ew6ve1zq1t ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@ICONICPARIS no house share is over 1500 eur/month. I pay 450 pounds a month (everything included) for my roomshare in central london. There is no way she is paying 3x that in california

    • @ricardosommelier1130
      @ricardosommelier1130 ปีที่แล้ว

      SPENDING..... in BOYS.
      PAY for SEX.

    • @zof3259
      @zof3259 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      She is in San Diego, California. And in her area, rent there is 1800+ for only 1 bedroom! When I was there 10yrs ago, 2 beds cost 1500. Even if she did get a house for less, utilities are almost never included. Its better for her to be in a car.

    • @crunchy_weasel
      @crunchy_weasel 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      That is culture shock worthy, wow.

  • @czierwo
    @czierwo ปีที่แล้ว +3

    UNBELIEVABLE! So sad to see this! Hard working people, so resilient to the hardship, still maintaining the decency. Still, her car is so clean!

  • @davidtesler1198
    @davidtesler1198 ปีที่แล้ว

    Those considered to be in poverty in USA are wealthy compared to the lower class of most nations

    • @SoLongMarianne_
      @SoLongMarianne_ ปีที่แล้ว

      True, but I think you need to see it in context to where people live. And living in the USA, working, but not being able to pay rent because your job doesn't pay enough and rent is too high? First world country?

    • @davidtesler1198
      @davidtesler1198 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@SoLongMarianne_ I stsrted out with nothing and through hard work retired by 38. I have homes in Asia and states outside my own. The problem is people think the world owe them a living, If you can't suceed in USA you are a waste of air. Why do you think so many people wish to move to USA=to achieve

  • @yes12337
    @yes12337 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    Oh, who cares America? Soon most of your people will lose their jobs to AI and then what? Obviously the same will happen in the rest of the world, but here at least they will try to give people food and stuff like that.

  • @kimmaddison8686
    @kimmaddison8686 ปีที่แล้ว

    Sad

  • @staceyhardey7870
    @staceyhardey7870 ปีที่แล้ว

    Who told you that USA is the richest in the world? USA has the biggest foreign debt. According to the World Bank, the U.S. has the biggest foreign debt: it is $31.91 trillion, or 99% of GDP. So living in debt is poverty.

  • @AwesomeRepix
    @AwesomeRepix 11 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I've would have finished myself off so fast.. How she keeps going idk.

  • @Mr11ESSE111
    @Mr11ESSE111 ปีที่แล้ว

    In USA only number of homeless and billionaires are in raise

  • @Star-hg1kt
    @Star-hg1kt 11 หลายเดือนก่อน

    At least she goes to the gym, good for her mental health.

  • @harman1957
    @harman1957 9 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Land of the free
    Freedom to starve

  • @kimmaddison8686
    @kimmaddison8686 ปีที่แล้ว

    Why they say eiros a month us is dollors

  • @user-tz6jp7pq7y
    @user-tz6jp7pq7y ปีที่แล้ว

    She came from Cuba or Guatemala for a better life

  • @BlitheApathy
    @BlitheApathy ปีที่แล้ว +1

    If you can, move out of California. It's a dead end.

  • @Heresheis0818
    @Heresheis0818 ปีที่แล้ว

    Toyota achieving life on street

  • @SaidAhmad
    @SaidAhmad 11 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Yeah, but I’ll bet they’re proud to be American cause at least they know they’re free! 😂

  • @stephenouma3264
    @stephenouma3264 ปีที่แล้ว

    Compare that to Africa, you're super rich

    • @DionisoBaco.
      @DionisoBaco. ปีที่แล้ว +1

      It depends where in Africa you’re talking about

  • @thatundeadlegacy2985
    @thatundeadlegacy2985 ปีที่แล้ว +2

    What 9 hours is a lot? i worked 12 hours every day for 6 days, in a moderatly hard job,
    funny seeing people complain about 9 hours.

    • @franzpattison
      @franzpattison ปีที่แล้ว +4

      Did you do it while sleeping out of a van in a parking lot? A lack of proper sleep and nutrition can make things far more difficult

    • @thatundeadlegacy2985
      @thatundeadlegacy2985 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@franzpattison wasnt talking about her specifcly i've seen a lot of 20 year olds complain about 9 hours.
      and shes got a car she could move out of the worst place to live in america, cali.

    • @franzpattison
      @franzpattison ปีที่แล้ว +2

      @Tyler Anderson you should look her up and lecture her all about that, I'm sure she would appreciate that just as I have

  • @druanubis7194
    @druanubis7194 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    Ok, so you can tell she is foreign, and her ex probably married her thru one of those dating sites that they have. Gets her over here and decides no more and she probably does not know the whole legal side and now she has nothing!

    • @thatundeadlegacy2985
      @thatundeadlegacy2985 ปีที่แล้ว

      she said "no to everything" because reasons?

    • @franzpattison
      @franzpattison ปีที่แล้ว +1

      She sounds Hispanic which is not foreign in America

    • @ricardosommelier1130
      @ricardosommelier1130 ปีที่แล้ว

      FOREIGNER
      UNDOCUMENT.
      Came to USA for BETTER life😂.

  • @stephenansahoyirifi7827
    @stephenansahoyirifi7827 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    I have a big house in Ghana Accra she can come and visit me and my family 👪

  • @peja5081
    @peja5081 ปีที่แล้ว +2

    With that kind of money USA should afford free health care

  • @davidtesler1198
    @davidtesler1198 ปีที่แล้ว

    Let's talk about Berlin and it's homeless and the German crimes of the past

    • @daniel-ino
      @daniel-ino ปีที่แล้ว

      Why? Does Berlin have to pay for anerican homeless?

    • @davidtesler1198
      @davidtesler1198 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@daniel-ino No, but I get sick and tired of everyone attacking USA like it is a horible place

  • @EthanDavid-ll9yy
    @EthanDavid-ll9yy ปีที่แล้ว

    Stop complaining there are people are worser than you be thankful that you have more then most people in the world