Category Archives: Poverty

Profound Inequality

The most serious, most profound and most pressing example of inequality in our country today is not sexual orientation, gender, or race. It is economic. Poverty begets more poverty, continuing from one generation to the next, as long as government … Continue reading

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Our expanding welfare state

According to the Senate Budget Committee’s Ranking Minority Member, Jeff Sessions of Alabama, the government spent enough on welfare in 2011 to send $60,000 to every family living below the poverty line. The daily equivalent would be $168 for every … Continue reading

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