Politics of Poverty

How do we portray poverty?

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An infographic shows how romanticizing poverty makes people think it doesn’t need to change.

Romanticizing Poverty
Source and citations: Socialworkdegreecenter.com


Click here to learn more about Oxfam’s recent report, Hard Work, Hard Lives, based on a nationwide survey of low-wage workers in the US. The survey found that America’s working poor have a strong work ethic, put in long hours, and believe that hard work can pay off. At the same time, millions of Americans hold jobs that trap them in a cycle, unable to get ahead.

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