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Enough bashing of the poors, already!

An important article from The Nation. It begins with a quote from¬†“The Undeserving Poor” by Michael Katz which I read when I took a course on poverty at UCSB in the early 1990s. That course, and my own experiences, are … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about the “politics of envy.”

So they’ve stopped saying “class war.” Now Paul Ryan and his Ayn Rand worshipping cohorts call it the “politics of envy.”¬†(Read that link, it’s an excellent column by EJ Dionne). “You’re just jealous.” Well, okay then. Envy is a sin. … Continue reading

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