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Duf Sundheim on Welfare & Poverty

 

 


Address the 8.9 million Californians living in poverty

California has suffered an economic earthquake that has cracked the Golden State in two. In Silicon Valley we are witnessing one of the greatest accumulations of wealth in the history of civilization. At the same time, large swaths of this state have been left behind by years of bad government decisions. There are 8.9 million Californians living in poverty.

The historic paths to the middle class are being choked off. In fact, the fastest growing path to the middle class today is a government job. So it is not "what you know," it is "who you know." And an economy based on "who you know" has a disproportionate negative impact on citizens of disadvantaged backgrounds or modest means. The answer to America's problems lies in addressing the problems these voters and voters like them across the nation face every day.

Source: Sundheim letter on Medium.com on 2016 California Senate race , Sep 14, 2015

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