We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change featuring Myles Horton, Founder of Highlander Folk School and Paulo Freire, Brazilian Activist and Educator.
After two decades of groundbreaking research on American poverty, Kathryn Edin noticed something she hadn’t seen before — households surviving on virtually no cash income. Edin, whose deep examination of her subjects’ lives has “turned sociology upside down” (Mother Jones), teamed with Luke Shaefer, an expert on surveys of the incomes of the poor. The two made a surprising discovery: the number of American families living on $2.00 per person, per day, has skyrocketed to one and a half million American households, including about three million children. (Source: www.twodollarsaday.com)