Poverty Cannot Be Addressed Without Accountability

Davenport, Iowa – Oct 12, 2014 | Jonathan Narcisse, the Iowa Party candidate for Governor, provides opening statements to the Quad Cities Progressive Action for the Common Good forum at Bethel Church in Davenport, Iowa. Organizers invited all candidates to address poverty in Scott County.

“At the end of the day, all the ideas about what others ought to do for us are meaningless, in a culture that is controlled by powerful vested and corrupted elements.”

Jonathan touches on doing for oneself and not seeking solutions …

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Iowa’s Entitlement Program Exploits Poverty Rather Than Empowering People

“We don’t end poverty through entitlement. We end poverty through empowering people to understand their own self worth. We do it through unity, through dignity and work. This is how we address it. Not by exploiting it, in the name of compassion. But, by creating paths to opportunity. I’m tired of making people rich in the name of compassion, while we pay for it.”

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