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OUR OPINION: One-sided anti-poverty discussions disappoint

Published 04/10/2012, Grand Forks Herald

“Our research shows that if you want to avoid poverty and join the middle class in the United States, you need to complete high school (at a minimum), work full time and marry before you have children,” a Brookings Institution report concluded in 2009. How can a conference claim to be about ending poverty if it wears blinders to such results?

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