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Poverty & the Safety Net

Melissa Boteach from the Center of American Progress looks at some key facts about poverty, especially the way people move in and out of poverty, that it is not the same 15% every year who live below the poverty line. The money quote:

Poverty is not a character flaw, nor is it a fixed set of characteristics that describes some malady suffered by others. 

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