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The #GlobalPOV Project: Who is Dependent on Welfare

Agus Echague

I don't necessarily agree with everything said in this video, but I certainly find it thought provoking.
Who enjoys subsidies and welfare? Who thinks of this as entitlements?
Poverty is not only the lack of income and wealth but also the poverty of power. A key part of the poverty of power is to be defined as dependent: dependent on charity, handouts, welfare.
Yet, it's not just the poor who are dependent on government subsidies...
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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    I do think that it's quite ironic that someone like Romney calls those on welfare entitled, yet he himself put his money away so that he didn't have to give money to the govt. He's entitled if anything.