26 Feb 2013
February 26, 2013

Degrading the Poor

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Just read some excellent reflections on John Coffey’s blog: http://johninthephils.blogspot.ca/2013/02/life-in-urban-poor-manila-inside-look.html John writes: “It’s very easy to fall for stereotypes and generalize about their [people in poverty] experience from a few brief trips. Unfortunately it’s even easier to degrade their stories by comparing them to our own privileged backgrounds. By overlooking what they have to offer and contribute to.. read more →