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i’m proofreading a 200-page manual for my mom and it’s all about poverty. And i just came to a realization, or at least a connection between my previous research and poverty.
the place my mom works for, Move the Mountain (or MTM), is all about creating circles of support for people in poverty. so instead of just sending food stamps and welfare checks (which is what most agencies do), those in poverty get friends, people who believe in them and encourage them to do their best and that they can do anything. a “circle of support.”
now i was just reading this section in the manual about this book called “bowling alone,” which basically says that everyone in america is feeling a sense of isolation, not just those who are poor. every socioeconomic group is feeling this. and it’s like my head was just bowled over (pardon the pun).
europe! most countries in europe have low poverty rates and high tax rates, while america is mostly opposite. now, i read this book a while back called “why americans hate welfare,” andyone else. i’m just saying that maybe it should be less about “me” and more about “us.”
/welfare kid

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