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Unformatted text preview: • Once people become poor, its even harder to escape poverty. • Because poor kids don’t have jobs, doesn’t mean they are lazy. • Those on welfare become scapegoats. • Once someone who is poor gets a job, they are seen as deserving. • We need an updated New Deal • A universal income grant program is also needed. • Some poor people feel that they don’t need any responsibility until society treats them like they do. • Being poor often gives little choices. • Blacks have to face the idea that they are undesirable. • Blacks have to compete with immigrants. • There are many class stereotypes. • Blaming the poor does not make the situation any better. • The people who feel most threatened are people from the middle class. • Political candidates are ignoring poverty, and no one is addressing the situation at hand. • America will not be a decent place to live if people don’t take action....
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course CGS 101 taught by Professor Baublitz during the Fall '08 term at BU.
- Fall '08