Edition 193

Dismantling the Digital Poorhouse

By Myacah Sampson

Feb. 8, 2018

If not used carefully, new technology for social assistance can further disconnect the poor—undermining needs and rehashing old narratives.

Dismantling the Digital Poorhouse

If not used carefully, new technology for social assistance can further disconnect the poor—undermining needs and rehashing old narratives.


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