Bad Decisions Are Not the Cause of Poverty

Poverty causes people to make bad decisions.

Photo by Diego PH on Unsplash

Many Americans blame poor people for their situation believing it is the result of “bad decisions.”

Despite 41 million people living below the US poverty line, comprising 13 percent of the population, conservatives believe enabling these choices through assistance programs is what keeps people down.

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Shelly Fagan

Shelly Fagan

Complicated subjects made accessible. Politics, Basic Income, Philosophy. I follow back.