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Abin Sur Donating Member (647 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-11 12:27 PM
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9. Where one lives *is* addressed by the statement.
"There is also a growing out-of-sight-out-of-mind problem. A study, by Sean Reardon, a sociologist at Stanford, shows that Americans are increasingly living in areas that are either poor or affluent."

There seems to be a concern that people are less likely to live in areas of "mixed" affluence today.
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  -The Poor, the Near Poor and You tpsbmam  Nov-24-11 10:39 AM   #0 
  - The isolation of the prosperous, he said, threatens their support for public schools, parks, mass  Vincardog   Nov-24-11 10:45 AM   #1 
  - If you're not part of the 1% then you are poor.  baldguy   Nov-24-11 10:46 AM   #2 
  - It would certainly be fair to characterize where I live as affluent.  Abin Sur   Nov-24-11 10:47 AM   #3 
  - It is not where you live - the point of this statement is that when you  jwirr   Nov-24-11 12:12 PM   #6 
     - Where one lives *is* addressed by the statement.  Abin Sur   Nov-24-11 12:27 PM   #9 
        - And that is important. As a social worker I have watched the growing  jwirr   Nov-24-11 12:30 PM   #10 
           - What solution(s) would you propose?  Abin Sur   Nov-24-11 12:44 PM   #11 
              - I do not think we are going to ever get people to live where they do  jwirr   Nov-24-11 01:13 PM   #13 
  - Comments are full of 'it's the poor who are to blame for having too many children'.  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-24-11 10:53 AM   #4 
  - Made by ppl undoubtedly against funding Planned Parenthood  ZenaD   Nov-24-11 12:23 PM   #7 
     - The part about refrigerators and air conditioners and cell phones is especially stupid  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-24-11 12:26 PM   #8 
        - And it's actually really expensive to be poor.  ZenaD   Nov-24-11 12:45 PM   #12 
  - The problem with poverty on national levels is that it's much easier to fall into it  lunatica   Nov-24-11 10:56 AM   #5 
  - Reason 5237 for joining Occupy:  me b zola   Nov-24-11 01:34 PM   #14 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Nov-24-11 03:14 PM   #15 
 

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