Michael Jindra

Michael Jindra is a cultural anthropologist at Boston University whose current writing centers on the relationship between lifestyle diversity and economic inequality, including on how nonprofits help the poor.


The Surprising Nordic Lesson for U.S. Welfare Share This

Jul 20, 2021

Cash payments to families with children will begin this month, thanks to the Biden administration’s stimulus that significantly enlarges and extends child benefits. This won’t end the debate over the best way to reduce poverty—it will only become more pressing as the benefit’s one-year expiration date approaches. Is this the best way to help struggling families? Some […]

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