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So Rich, So Poor: Why it’s So Hard to End Poverty in America – A Lecture and Conversation with Peter Edelman
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So Rich, So Poor: Why it’s So Hard to End Poverty in America
A Lecture and Conversation with Peter Edelman
Peter Edelman, a lawyer, policy maker, and professor at Georgetown University Law Center, specializes in the fields of poverty, welfare, juvenile justice, & constitutional law.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)
In his book So Rich, So Poor: Why it’s so Hard to End Poverty in America, Edelman offers an informed analysis of how this country can be so wealthy yet have a steadily growing number of unemployed and working poor.
How can some be so rich, while others are so poor?