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Busting Myths and Shattering Stereotypes About Welfare Dependence

Tim Wise
13 min readOct 20, 2018

Photo Source: Kairos Center

Some myths never die, they just get recycled with every passing generation.

Back in the 1970s, the first time Ronald Reagan ran for president, he spun a tale about “strapping young bucks” buying T-bone steaks with food…

Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)