Poverty in America

Twenty-nine myths about it, and some fact-checking.


Grim said...

The author is celebratory about the various public-assistance programs. I'm not sure he appreciates the concept that being on public assistance is itself damaging: a healthy economy should be able to sustain a free people, free not only in terms of political or legal rights but in terms of being able to sustain their basic needs without the state and its intrusive demands.

I think about this every time I go to the grocery store and see items marked "WIC Approved." What must it be like to live with the ordinary expectation that the government must approve of your grocery shopping list?

Ymar Sakar said...

The government is the originator of poverty, sono mono ka.