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Talk: Poverty in Hong Kong: Why Policy-makers are to Blame

At a seminar organized by the Department of Public and Social Administration of the City University of Hong Kong, Mr Leo F. Goodstadt shared his thoughts on the government’s irresponsibility in tackling poverty disparity in Hong Kong due to both colonial traditions and current policy failures.

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Media coverage: 30 Nov 2012 South China Morning Post page C5 – ‘Demonising the poor helps keep them down’ Economist says convenient myths justify city’s third-world level of spending on social welfare