Tag: welfare

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    “Something like happiness, it sound frivolous, but it’s not frivolous. The purpose of society is to create a better quality of life for all the people. It’s not to create the highest amount of aggregate wealth,” says international business consultant and author David Rothkopf. More

    November 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “People are not poor because they have weak characters,” says human services professor Bill Oswald. “They’re poor for lots of different reasons, but my experience is they’re the hardest working people I know.” More

    August 13, 2010 | Comments

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    Three years after the most radical overhaul of the nation’s welfare system ever, the number of people on welfare has been cut in half. But it has not changed other factors that effectively keep people in poverty. More

    August 6, 1999 | Comments