How Dickens and Hugo Make Sense Today | Poverty Capitalism

In terms of food, housing and other essentials, the cost of being poor has always been exorbitant. Landlords, grocery stores and other commercial enterprises have all found ways to profit from those at the bottom of the ladder.

The recent drive toward privatization of government functions has turned traditional public services into profit-making enterprises as well.

The Expanding World of Poverty Capitalism | New York Times

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