Video: Tavis Smiley: Poverty Is The New Slavery

According to a new report, poverty in America has reached its highest level since 1965 - a source of concern for "Sunday Morning" contributor Tavis Smiley, who says poverty "threatens our democracy."

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    11/24/2015 - 6:00 am | View Link
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    11/2/2014 - 7:10 am | View Link
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    01/28/2014 - 2:33 pm | View Link
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    01/16/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    11/26/2015 - 9:23 am | View Website
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    11/25/2015 - 3:22 pm | View Website
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