Friday, December 20, 2013
Public morality--rich and poor
These assumptions have led us to a national battle over the proper response to poverty and those captured by it. Food stamps and unemployment benefits set over against corporate subsidies and tax loopholes: these are the particulars of our current national debate. On Thursday, (12-19-13), The New York Times published an op-ed piece by Timothy Egan titled "Good Poor, Bad Poor."
It will be worth your time to read it right here.