In David Bornstein’s New York Times article he suggests that the U.S. approach to addressing poverty need to change to be effective:

The system of social services that has been built up over past generations isn’t designed to increase poor people’s “capacity to aspire” and pursue their goals.…But that’s what’s required. Many Americans struggling in poverty today need more than financial assistance; they need help figuring out how to plug into a changing economy. They need help devising a plan forward.

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