Penny Wise, Pound Foolish, but Punitive to the Poor and All People

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

New Orleans  I happened to be sitting next to Washington University professor Mark Rank on a post-Katrina panel at Tulane University a decade or so ago.  In the intervening years Rank’s research into the real costs of poverty have become the benchmarks for assessment that the current political strategy for dealing with the poor is …

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