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The Way to Beat Poverty

| September 17, 2014
The Way to Beat Poverty

By NICHOLAS KRISTOF and SHERYL WuDUNN SEPT. 12, 2014 AS our children were growing up, one of their playmates was a girl named Jessica. Our kids would disappear with Jessica to make forts, build a treehouse and share dreams. We were always concerned because — there’s no polite way to say this — Jessica was […]

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Do We Invest in Preschools or Prisons

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Do We Invest in Preschools or Prisons

“…we’ll have to confront the pathologies of poverty at some point. We can deal with them cheaply at the front end, in infancy. Or we can wait and jail a troubled adolescent at the tail end. To some extent, we face a choice between investing in preschools or in prisons.”

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