Molly Caron and Jean Swanson, Vancouver’s marathon activist discuss her continued commitment and leadership to local community initiatives addressing poverty. Relating to her book: Poor Bashing, The Politics of Exclusion.
Poor-bashing means ignoring facts and repeating stereotypes about people who are poor.
Poor-bashing means having your reality and perceptions denied by people with more money than you have.
Poor-bashing means living in terror that someone will take your children.
To understand the link between history, policy, socio-political structures and the person on the street … please read:
Poor Bashing, The Politics of Exclusion. By Jean Swanson available online and at local independent book stores.
Book: Poor bashing, the politics of Exclusion. By Jean Swanson
Vancouver Tenants Union