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Inflation inequality: Poorest Americans hit hardest by high prices of necessities

THE FASTEST RATE of inflation in 40 years is hurting families across the U.S. who are seeing ever-higher prices for everything from meat and potatoes to housing and gasoline. But behind the headline number that’s been widely reported is something that often gets overlooked: Inflation affects different households in different ways — and sometimes hurts those with the least, the most. Inflation, as calculated […]