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Posts tagged “poverty”

J.D. Vance on CNN

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author talks poverty and Trump

Posted July 30th, 2016

J.D. Vance’s Straight Talk About Poverty

Massive readership of his interview indicates appreciation for honest, non-ideological talk about the problem

Posted July 25th, 2016

Andy Taylor, 2016

Vapists in the ruins

Posted May 26th, 2016

Postcards From The Other America

Dispatches from two readers who live and work among the very poor

Posted May 24th, 2016

Poor Like PA, Poor Like NC

What makes poverty in one state worse than in another?

Posted May 12th, 2016

The Voice Of West Virginia

Why the hardscrabble Appalachian state voted for Trump and Sanders

Posted May 11th, 2016

Postcard From Mayberry

‘There have always been poor people. But this is something new.’

Posted May 10th, 2016

Culture Clash On The Prairie

A chasm no amount of money can bridge

Posted March 21st, 2016

White Privilege in Our Time

The priorities of the American ruling class require devaluing people like Miss Nelly

Posted November 18th, 2015

Educating for Helplessness

Communal self-sabotage and the cycle of poverty

Posted October 20th, 2015

Are The Poor a Problem To Be Solved?

Contra Robert Putnam, Amy Wax says a poverty of moral fiber is a big part of the problem

Posted September 17th, 2015

Poverty: It’s So Personal

A reader acquainted with the ‘Trailer Park Gothic’ family writes

Posted September 16th, 2015

Bernie Sanders @ Liberty

Why don’t we have a socially conservative version of this guy?

Posted September 14th, 2015

Emancipation from Mental Slavery

Poverty, social psychology, and the invisible ties that bind

Posted May 1st, 2015

More Freddie Thoughts

Solving police brutality is easy. Regenerating a culture where people don’t know how to live is all but impossible

Posted April 30th, 2015

Are These The Poor?

A missionary writes to say that what Americans call poverty is just daily life

Posted February 3rd, 2015

We Were Poor Once

A nation of ingrates forgets how far we’ve come, and how fast

Posted January 30th, 2015