"Culture of Poverty"--a dangerous myth? Or a web of social ills that deserves our attention?

Published 18 October 10 01:12 PM | RebLawger

In the 1960s, the Moynihan Report was criticized for describing a so-called "culture of poverty." The topic was off-limits for decades, but is once again receiving attention from groups like the Brookings Institution and even Congress, according to the Times

Is this a dangerous debate that risks blaming the poor for society's ills? Or a study that could help break the cycle? 

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# zerodtkjoe said on October 20, 2010 02:53 AM:

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