‘Melissa Harris Perry’ Takes on the Welfare Myth

‘Melissa Harris Perry’ Takes on the Welfare Myth

The MSNBC show examines how attitudes about public assistance fail to match up with reality

by #teamEBONY, May 1, 2012

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‘Melissa Harris Perry’ Takes on the Welfare Myth

This weekend, MSNBC's Melissa Harris Perry challenged the welfare myth with guests including Columbia University’s Dorian Warren, University of Pennsylvania’s Anthea Butler, ThinkProgress.com’s Faiz Shakir, and George Mason University’s Bill Schneider. The panelists discussed how the narrative surrounding welfare changes significantly depending on the economy. 

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