Tag Archives: Poverty

“How Poor were You Growing Up?”

Here are some answers: 1) jeffkeer wrote, “I didn’t know I was poor […]. I didn’t find out until a couple years ago, but for Christmas and other holidays my mom and dad would wrap up tools and jewelry they … Continue reading

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Marc Dion: “In America, today, we talk about welfare recipients the way Hitler talked about Jews”

Source:  Marc Dion: Waiting for the Leader (Creators Syndicate) The middle and working classes in America are falling behind. Well, the middle class is falling behind. The working class tore up the card in the union they once belonged to … Continue reading

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Why I Make Terrible Decisions, or, poverty thoughts

Linda Tirado: “This Is Why Poor People’s Bad Decisions Make Perfect Sense.” Huffington Post. 22 November 2013 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/linda-tirado/why-poor-peoples-bad-decisions-make-perfect-sense_b_4326233.html There’s no way to structure this coherently. They are random observations that might help explain the mental processes. But often, I think … Continue reading

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