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Policy Brief: Poverty

December 8, 2008


Policy Statement Governments should adopt policies that secure for all persons an income sufficient to avoid absolute poverty, that provides all persons sufficient opportunity to avoid relative poverty, and that also eliminates the short- and long-term effects of poverty. Poverty’s two aspects The material conditions of poverty can and should be distinguished from its physical, […]

Making Sense of Political Debate

November 26, 2008


Humans love to name things. From an early age, we leave our mark on the world, attempt to control it, and even demonstrate our allegiance to others by naming and agreeing to be named. Unfortunately, names aren’t the powerful tools we sometimes imagine them to be. To name a thing does not give us control […]