So Rich, So Poor increased my compassion and critical thought about the war on poverty. America is still the greatest country in the world. It's the ideas featured in this book that lead me to believe we can still be great. Thanks for the eye opening experience.
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In this provocative book, Peter Edelman, a former top aide to Senator Robert F. Kennedy and a lifelong antipoverty . Kennedy and a lifelong antipoverty advocate, offers an informed analysis of how this country can be so wealthy yet have a steadily growing number of unemployed and working poor. According to Edelman, we have taken important positive steps without which 25 to 30 million more people would be poor, but poverty fluctuates with the business cycle. So Rich, So Poor delves into what is happening to the people behind the statistics and takes a particular look at the continuing crisis of young people of color, whose possibility of a productive life too often is lost on their way to adulthood.
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Peter Edelman has a new book out; it’s called So Rich, So Poor: Why It’s So Hard to End Poverty in America. Peter Edelman, you talk about the issue of deep poverty at length in your book. Peter Edelman, welcome to Democracy Now! PETER EDELMAN: Thank you. It’s wonderful to be here. So who are the very poor? PETER EDELMAN: To say the least, Governor Romney doesn’t know what he’s talking about. We’ve had a terrible hole ripped in the safety net that we have for the lowest-income people in this country. It’s nice to hear him say if there is a problem, he’s going to fix it-not too credible, since he says he’s not even focusing.
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Oops-it’s past time for NextDay delivery by tomorrow. How can some be so rich, while others are so poor? In this provocative book, Peter Edelman, a former top aide to Senator Robert F.
Peter Edelman brings blinding lucidity to a subject usually mired in prejudice and false preconceptions. Books by Peter Edelman. Before we have one more discussion of how America can combat its persistent and growing levels of poverty, could everyone please read this book? -Barbara Ehrenreich. Bobby believed that, as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil. Not a Crime to Be Poor. The Criminalization of Poverty in America. You may also be interested in. Inequality Matters.
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Download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd. Flag for inappropriate content . America is different in a lot of good ways from the time when i got started. We have made a great deal of progress in many areas that affect povertyon race, on gender, on the creation of a medical safety net and a food safety net, on the economic security of the elderly. optimists that we were in the continuing postwar glow of the 1960s, we may even have taken those things somewhat for granted when they happened.