January 2014

  • Michael B. Katz: Poor Science

    January 2014 Highlights

    Michael B. Katz: Poor Science

    For most of recorded history, poverty reflected God’s will. The poor were always with us. They were not inherently immoral, dangerous, or different. They were not to be shunned, feared, or avoided. In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, a harsh new idea of poverty and poor people as different and inferior began to replace this ancient biblical view.

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