Today we’re reading Caleb Brennan’s “Operation Santa Is a Horror Story About American Poverty” The New Republic. After reading the article answer the following questions:
- What is the article’s thesis? Feel free to copy and paste it here.
- Why do you think the author provides the history of Operation Santa? What does it tell us about poverty in the US?
- What do you think of some of the solutions to child poverty the author describes?
- How does child poverty challenge our ideas about the American Dream or American identity?