Is poverty just a 'state of mind'? | The Tylt
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson says poverty is just "a state of mind." He and others who share this view think poverty comes from an unwillingness to work hard and make the right choices. If they did, they could get ahead. But anti-poverty experts say that's inaccurate. Poor people often have few opportunities to find anything but low wage employment. Systemic issues like criminalization and rising housing costs also drive people deeper into poverty. It's not so simple. What do you think? 💰
Is poverty just a 'state of mind'?
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