Poverty 101

GUESTS: Michael Sherraden Professor of Social Work, Washington University, St. Louis, MO Director, Center for Social Development Author, Assets and the Poor [M.E. Sharp, 1991] Jared Bernstein Labor Economist, Economic Policy Institute Author, The State of Working America [Annual Publication] Former Deputy Chief Economist, U.S. Dept of Labor (1995-1996) When we think of the poor, certain images come to mind. We imagine we know who they are; some "other" group of people. But do we? Who ARE the poor in America? Where do they live? How did they become impoverished? Join Ray and guests for an overview of poverty and how a nation's values are reflected in the way in manages this persistent condition.

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