The truth is that, in the U.S., if you are unhappy being poor you can simply get a job and problem over. Able bodied person (sic) in the U.S. do not have to be poor. It's a choice.
Plenty of jobs here in the U.S. if the lazy turds would go to work."Lazy Turds"
...in a speech at a conference held by the National Association for Business Economics, Deaton, the Nobel laureate and emeritus Princeton economist, pointed out that inequality among countries is decreasing, while inequality within countries is increasing. China and India are making dramatic economic improvements, while parts of sub-Saharan Africa are seeing much more modest gains. In developed countries, the rich have gotten much richer while the middle class has shriveled.The final question of this article is actually the title: Is it better to be poor in Bangladesh or the Mississippi Delta?