Poor people buy groceries, which creates jobs for farmers. Poor people have cars that need repairs, which creates jobs for mechanics. Poor people ride public transportation to work so you can have cheap labor to make your fancy restaurant food, and that creates jobs for bus drivers and train conductors, and engineers to design those busses and trains. Poor people heat their homes, which creates jobs for engineers to design power plants. Poor people buy clothes, which creates jobs for fashion designers. Poor people watch TV, which creates jobs for advertisers. Poor people buy houses and rent homes, which creates jobs for plumbers and electricians and roofers. Poor people get married, and create jobs for caterers. Poor people get divorced, and create jobs for lawyers. Poor people use facebook and create jobs for Mark Zuckerberg. Poor people buy cell phones and create jobs for engineers at Motorola, never mind Verizon. Poor people buy condoms and create jobs for latex plant employees. Poor people buy alcohol and create jobs for liquor store workers and managers. Poor people read magazines, which creates jobs for writers. Poor people go to the movies, which creates jobs for multi-millionaire actors and directors.