Anti-Poverty Dictionary

Of late, conservatives have been talking quite a bit about poverty and growing inequality, creating a new lexicon of anti-poverty terminology. In reality, this vocabulary is just a new way of speaking about the same old policies that will result in deep cuts to education, health care, nutrition, and affordable housing. In this video, Melissa Boteach, Vice President of the Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center for American Progress, explains what conservatives are really talking about.

Melissa Boteach is the Vice President of the Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center for American Progress. Kulsum Ebrahim is a Video Producer/Editor and Andrew Satter is the Director of Video at the Center.