The Bloody Crossroads

Ron Haskins referenced in September 7, 2009 David Brooks column:

“Two of my favorite essays in the first issue go right at this problem. Ron Haskins delivers a careful reading of the data on inequality and social mobility and cuts through a lot of the sloppy reporting on this issue. He points out that the surest way to achieve mobility is still the same: get married, get a degree, hold on to a job. ‘Poverty in America is a function of culture and behavior at least as much as of entrenched injustice,’ he writes. But how does government alter culture?”

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