Comments for: Numbers fail to tell whole story of poverty

Posted Oct. 30, 2011, at 8:11 p.m.

Loaded with emotions and clouded by politics, it’s difficult to discuss poverty – its symptoms, causes and solutions – in a thoughtful and objective way. News last week concerning anti-poverty programs in Maine and poverty rates is a good example of this challenge. New data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s …

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