Our Fifty Million Poor:Forgotten Men of the Affluent Society

A FAIR statement of a current myth about poverty in the United States would probably go something like this: the…

A fair statement of a current myth about poverty in the United States would probably go something like this: the poor are a small, rapidly declining group; they have achieved a substantial measure of protection as a result of the reforms of the New Deal; insofar as they exist, they are mostly non-whites and rural Southerners; and as industrial productivity continues to rise, they will entirely disappear.

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Our Fifty Million Poor:Forgotten Men of the Affluent Society

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