1. what is the criteria for being poor in America? In other words, what is your definition of poverty? List at least 3 specific things with elaboration.
2. In your view, why is the issue of poverty important to the current conditions in the United States? What do you believe can be done to solve the issues revolving around poverty? In general, did this article help improve your knowledge about poverty in American society? Is poverty the same for all racial/ethnic groups? Elaborate.
3. What do you feel is the role of government, if any, in this debate? What topics in the course do you feel are relevant to this issue? What do you feel is the main thing that can be done to address the concerns on different sides of the issue? What biases did you notice in the article, if any?