George Lamb, a homeless man, looks for used clothes at Sacred Heart Community Center in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The New Poor: The Changing Realities Of Poverty And Underemployment In Modern America

(MintPress) – The British novelist J.K. Rowling once said of her experiences with poverty, “Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.” America’s perceptions […]

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