Susan Greenbaum

Susan Greenbaum is a professor emerita of anthropology at the University of South Florida. She is the author of a newly released book about the Moynihan Report, "Blaming the Poor."

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Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Bipartisan Poverty Shaming: The Moynihan Report at 50
Blaming poor people for their own misery is a convenient way to avoid recognizing or fixing the real causes of the problem. Most commonly associated with Fox News or conservative politicians, the ideological roots of this perspective are deep and bipartisan. In August 1965 — shortly before the...
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