Many of the world’s best economists and political scientists have been talking about growing income inequality and role it plays in poverty. With a host of other political, economic and systemic factors involved in poverty, thank God we have Rand Paul to wrap it all up in a statement he made on Sunday’s State of the Union with Candy Crowley. The cause of poverty in America? Babies.
Is he right? Nope. Media Matters takes down of the logic of Paul’s argument here. Now if only he could find a way to legislate infertility….
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Author: Susan X Jane
Susan X Jane is a diversity educator, speaker, and trainer and coach. A former professor and media literacy activist, she now consults with organizations looking to make sense of our current cultural shift. She thinks a lot about media and race…a lot...and writes and speaks about media…and race... and encourages everyone she meets to think about the way our identity shapes our experiences, ideas, and beliefs about the world. If you're reading this, she wants you to think about it too. Want to talk about it? Let's go.
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