What Is It About the Poor? Op-ed by CLIP co-chair Sandy Strauss and CLIP Coordinator Kathleen Daugherty
The Ethic of Reciprocity -- often called the Golden Rule -- simply states that we are to treat other people as we wish to be treated. It’s a core principle of most all world religions. And it’s basic human decency.
So, one might wonder why both the state and federal governments try with regularity and persistence to treat the poor without that basic human decency.