Changing the Narrative (aka Economic Mobility)

6/27/2018, 4:00:00 AM , duration(0:0:3)
Society & Culture/Personal Journals Comedy
Gaby takes a look at the stories we tell about poverty. <a href="https://twitter.com/Tanvim">Tanvi Misra</a>, a writer at <a href="https://www.citylab.com/">CityLab</a> sets up the stark statistics that make up our economic mobility reality. <a href="https://twitter.com/AlanaSemuels">Alana Semuels</a>, a staff writer at <a href="https://www.theatlantic.com/">The Atlantic</a> takes a look at how those statistics play out in the South. <a href="https://twitter.com/lisquart">Alissa Quart</a>, executive editor of the <a href="http://economichardship.org/">Economic Hardship Reporting Project</a>, and author of <a href="https://www.harpercollins.com/9780062412256/squeezed/">"Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America"</a> breaks down the myth of the middle class. And finally, <a href="https://twitter.com/heynisha">Nisha Patel</a>, who served as the executive director of the <a href="https://www.mobilitypartnership.org/publications">U.S. Partnership on Mobility from Poverty</a> gives us a glimpse at how to change the narrative.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>