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@ezraklein - Ezra Klein tweet - This is the conversation about poverty that America doesn’t...
@ezraklein Profile picture Ezra Klein

@ezraklein

 1 month ago

This is the conversation about poverty that America doesn’t want to have: We discuss the poor as a pity or a blight, but we rarely admit that America’s high rate of poverty is a policy choice, and there are reasons we choose it over and over again.

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@FxxMxxLxx @ezraklein To be entirely fair, the poor ALSO need cheap labor.

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@mike_hamm Profile picture Mike Hamm

@mike_hamm

 1 month ago

@jackiefloyd @ezraklein I was able to read it

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@lambdamonkey Profile picture LambdaMonkey

@lambdamonkey

 1 month ago

@ezraklein Wish you would ask the hard questions when you have access to influential people ...say...Obama?

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@Kanetimothy Profile picture Me

@Kanetimothy

 1 month ago

@ezraklein See graf 2 at

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@ProfGoat Profile picture Prof. Goat

@ProfGoat

 1 month ago

@ezraklein Good article.

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@FxxMxxLxx Profile picture Peaceful Oppo

@FxxMxxLxx

 1 month ago

@WendellAlbright @ezraklein picking your parents is a BIG part of this for sure 👍🤣

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@FxxMxxLxx Profile picture Peaceful Oppo

@FxxMxxLxx

 1 month ago

@ezraklein the rich need the poor
starting with cheap labor
ending with someone to blame for all societal problems

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@ezraklein weLL if SomebODy ChooZES Not To sTArt a teCH COmpany and geT Rich, or PickS Poorz as Parentz, whAT Are we To dO???

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@ezraklein First of all, remove the pay wall.

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