Tuesday July 29th, 2014, 10:47 am (EDT)

Let Them Eat Ketchup!

The Politics of Poverty and Inequality

Let Them Eat Ketchup!
Paperback, 160 pages

ISBN: 0-85345-905-3

Released: January 1996

Price: $13

Let Them Eat Ketchup! — the title comes from a Reagan administration decision to classify ketchup as a vegetable in federal school lunch programs — explains: how governments define and measure poverty, how and why official definitions of poverty fall short, and the failure to deal with the real suffering and inequality in our “class-free” society.