Sometimes the Poor Make It Big; Usually They Stay Poor | Alternet

And it’s true that it sometimes happens. Sometimes a child born into poverty grows up to become the president of the United States, a multi-billionaire, or an Olympic gold medalist.Most of the time, however, they don’t. And it’s not because they’re bad, lazy, stupid, or immoral. Often it’s because of our system itself.

Source: Sometimes the Poor Make It Big; Usually They Stay Poor | Alternet