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Matthew Desmond with Michael Tubbs

William Turner Gallery -- Bergamot Arts Station 2525 Michigan Avenue, #E-1, Santa Monica

Matthew Desmond with Michael Tubbs discussing his book, "Poverty, by America" Join us for an in-person* Live Talks Los Angeles event:  Thursday, March, 2022, 8pm  Matthew Desmond with Michael Tubbs  discussing his book, "Poverty, by America"    TICKETS: $46 General Admission ticket + signed copy of the book $20 General Admission ticket Additional books available for purchase at event Face masks recommended ASL interpreter provided upon request. Free parking at the venue The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of Evicted reimagines the debate on poverty, making a new and bracing argument about why it persists in America: because the rest of us benefit from it. Poverty, by America is one of the most anticipated books of 2023: It’s the latest from best-seller Matthew Desmond, who won the Pulitzer in 2017 for Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City. Over the last few years, Desmond’s spent time with dozens of people who live in poverty, while doing a deep-dive into abundant data and research. Through this work, he's uncovered a story about how our society works to keep poor people poor, while rewarding its richhest citizens. How do we become poverty abolitionists and usher in a new age of shared prosperity? Come hear Desmond speak about Read More ...

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