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We Were Promised Bootstraps

In America, shame keeps the poor from eating the rich. If you haven’t read Ketchup sandwiches and other things stupid poor people eat, by Anastasia Basil, then you should. In it, Basil talks about her experiences with poverty and the stigma attached to being working poor in a country of people who think they’re all just temporarily embarrassed millionaires. That’s … Continue reading We Were Promised Bootstraps