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The Truth About Poverty

The Census Bureau just released their annual report on poverty, and Vox took a close look at the details, revealing information that may come as a surprise to many people. Some people like to paint the poor as shiftless, lazy freeloaders, who refuse to work or otherwise make bad choices. But the numbers say otherwise. […]


What Were We Thinking! Of Course, You’re Poor

  ©Jeff Koterba This cartoon is from a very interesting series sponsored by the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists called “Cartoons for the Classroom. Each segment is a downloadable lesson plan with a few cartoons, background information and talking points. Public school teachers have less freedom in lesson planning now than 50 years ago when […]