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Poverty in America can be resolved


Despite the passionate rhetoric and lofty promises from politicians on both sides, too many of our fellow Americans continue to shoulder the heavy burden of poverty. Democratic Mayor Kasim Reed of Atlanta, Director of the Center for Hunger Free communities in Philadelphia Mariana Chilton, Michael Tanner from the Cato Institute, and founder of the Family Independence Initiative Mauricio Miller join Melissa Harris-Perry for a discussion on why people are poor, why they remain poor, and what we can do about it.