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Poverty, a matter of cash, not character

HistorianĀ Rutger Bregman long believed, as many people do, that poverty was the result of a lack of character, and that people deserve to pay for bad choices so they learn to do better.

After more observation, though, he came to a radically different conclusion and now argues for a basic wage to address part of the problem once and for all.

Full story at TED.

Addressing poverty once and for all.

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