Stupid stuff – myths about poverty

March 3, 2013

Truth and Lies About Poverty, a report from the Baptist Union of GB, Methodist Church, Church of Scotland & United Reformed Church challenges the 5 myths which we will all have heard about people who live in poverty. The report points out the myths conveniently allow the poor to be blamed for their poverty, enabling dangerous policies to be imposed on whole sections of society without their implications being properly examined.

The report, which challenges the stupid stuff, those myths which abound, can be read at


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