Fired up about poverty
that ”the State of Poverty is America’s most populated state – 37
million people,“ the Shriver Center recommended a 12-point plan to
Have you tried Al-Anon’s 12-point plan? Might help you finally kick the habit of talking about poverty.
Poverty hurts performance of kids in school
“This is about the broader social and community problems that hold kids back…”
“Poverty” also hurts policy. Why not focus on those social and community problems instead?
Careful – sounds like you’re moving closer to talking about inclusion than poverty. Finally gettin‘ over that fear of success?
Why Do Americans Still Hate Welfare?
the 1960s, policy makers and the media began to focus on poverty and
anti-poverty measures for the first time since the Great Depression.
But in the process, the latter appears to have offered a distorted
image of the American poor.”
And that’s the image – true or not – you’re projecting every time you talk about poverty.
Remember ’Hunger in America?‘ It’s Still Here
the 1960s, the media’s direct or implicit question was: ”How can a
country this wealthy let children go hungry?“ By the Reagan era and for
many subsequent years, the implicit question asked by the media
became: ”Why are all these undeserving people getting benefits with
our tax dollars?“”
all about the framing (and the Big Bad ’Blame the Morals‘ Wolf has been
blowing the Sympathy Frame of your Poverty House down for years). Time
for a change?