(704) Empathy

Escape_the_ivory_towerA lack of interest in the living conditions of other people, and for their feelings, is essential to the existence of poverty.  Stupid questions help hold it in place.

If you don’t understand how people fall into poverty, you’re probably a sociopath
Lucy Mangan on theguardian.com

Low wages are a moral crisis in our time

Everything you think you know about poverty is wrong

Where’s the empathy?

image: “Escape the ivory tower” by Jtneill via Wikimedia Commons