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by Hannah Leitheiser

The Poor

#economics #book #hardwork

Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century

George Gilder

2012

2019-05-03

"The only dependable route from poverty is always work, family, and faith. The first principle is that in order to move up, the poor must not only work, they must work harder than the classes above them. Every previous generation of the lower class has made such efforts. But the current poor, white even more than black, are refusing to work hard."
- George Gilder, Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century (2012)

As the chapter continues, George Gilder will explain why.