"‘Poor Filipinos are lazy’ and other myths about poverty" (Interaksyon)

 

Article by Jeline Malasig

"Are the Filipino poor simply lazy, satisfied with hand-to-mouth existence without working harder? This was what a series of popular tweets by an academic explored and tried to dispel.

Cleve Arguelles, a political science assistant professor at the University of the Philippines Manila, argued that people should not blame the state of poverty on the poor..."

 

Article link: http://www.interaksyon.com/poor-people-philippines-misconceptions-poverty/#.WuCAwoBcg-s.twitter