12:00am

Wed June 27, 2012
Poverty

Today on Your Call: What will it take to reverse the trend of deep poverty in the United States?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Peter Edelman, author of So Rich, So Poor: Why It’s So Hard to End Poverty in America.  The latest census data shows that 46 million Americans ae now living in poverty. At the same time, social safety nets are being dismantled. Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. What will it take to seriously tackle this issue? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and You.

Guest:

Peter Edelman, author of So Rich, So Poor: Why It’s So Hard to End Poverty in America.

Resources:

Peter Edelman: So Rich, So Poor: Why It's So Hard to End Poverty in America

Democracy Now! "So Rich, So Poor": Peter Edelman on Ending U.S. Poverty & Why He Left Clinton Admin over Welfare Law

Washington Post: Peter Edelman and Barbara Ehrenreich -- Why welfare reform has failed

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