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How We Cured “The Culture of Poverty,” Not Poverty Itself -- http://m.motherjones.com/politics/2012/03/barbara-ehrenreich-what-causes-poverty

How We Cured “The Culture of Poverty,” Not Poverty Itself -- http://m.motherjones.com/politics/2012/03/barbara-ehrenreich-what-causes-poverty

Oh, SNAP!: Are food stamps another subsidy for Big Food?

Oh, SNAP!: Are food stamps another subsidy for Big Food?

I need to get the hell out of this california "entitled" state... Wtf people, wic is welfare!

I need to get the hell out of this california "entitled" state... Wtf people, wic is welfare!

Face To Face With Poverty | Protect 0.7 per cent - poverty has a womans face | Womens Views on ...

Face To Face With Poverty | Protect 0.7 per cent - poverty has a womans face | Womens Views on ...

Rolling Stone Named President Obama One Of America’s Most Historically Successful Presidents Writer Paul Krugman beautiful breaks down why all the Obama-bashing is ill-suited and “misguided”.  Critics from all angles tear apart the Obama administration but in the Rolling Stone article, Krugman wants to come to the defense of Barack Obama, even crowning him as one of our most successful...

Rolling Stone Named President Obama One Of America’s Most Historically Successful Presidents Writer Paul Krugman beautiful breaks down why all the Obama-bashing is ill-suited and “misguided”. Critics from all angles tear apart the Obama administration but in the Rolling Stone article, Krugman wants to come to the defense of Barack Obama, even crowning him as one of our most successful...

"With these studies come many new and varied definitions of culture, but they all differ from the ’60s-era model in these crucial respects: Today, social scientists are rejecting the notion of a monolithic and unchanging culture of poverty. And they attribute destructive attitudes and behavior not to inherent moral character but to sustained racism and isolation."

Scholars Return to ‘Culture of Poverty’ Ideas

"With these studies come many new and varied definitions of culture, but they all differ from the ’60s-era model in these crucial respects: Today, social scientists are rejecting the notion of a monolithic and unchanging culture of poverty. And they attribute destructive attitudes and behavior not to inherent moral character but to sustained racism and isolation."

"Often the church’s efforts addressing poverty involve performing acts of service for or to the poor. These acts are sometimes motivated more by one’s own needs or self-interest than by a genuine concern for the poor. In The Wealth of Poverty they invite readers to develop mutual relationships with persons of different economic groups and to foster a deeper understanding of the culture of poverty and the surprising wealth found there."

"Often the church’s efforts addressing poverty involve performing acts of service for or to the poor. These acts are sometimes motivated more by one’s own needs or self-interest than by a genuine concern for the poor. In The Wealth of Poverty they invite readers to develop mutual relationships with persons of different economic groups and to foster a deeper understanding of the culture of poverty and the surprising wealth found there."

Child care costs have risen in recent years while the federal minimum wage has not. It's time to #raisethewage.

Child Care Unaffordable For Low-Income Families (INFOGRAPHIC)

Child care costs have risen in recent years while the federal minimum wage has not. It's time to #raisethewage.

BRIAN STAUFFER ILLUSTRATION: SYRIA’S WAR ON DOCTORS

BRIAN STAUFFER ILLUSTRATION: SYRIA’S WAR ON DOCTORS

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