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Author Of Viral Essay On Poverty Headed To White House | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Linda Tirado, author of a viral blog post on the nature of poverty late last year, will be a guest at a White House event on Wednesday f...

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Viral Poverty Blogger Closing In On Book Deal | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Linda Tirado is in the final stages of securing a book deal based on her essay about poverty that went viral in November, Tirado and her agent, Mollie...

Linda Tirado Is Not A Hoax

The Nation | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

First, Internet fame brought Linda Tirado a miraculous windfall. Then it put her reputation through a meat grinder. She’s been saved and she’s bee...

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Is This What You Want? Author Of Viral Poverty Piece Takes Out Teeth To Prove Her Story | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A poor woman's effort to explain poverty and its psychological toll to America has taken an ugly turn, after critics charged Linda Tirado with fabrica...

Here's Why Poor People's Bad Decisions Make Perfect Sense

Linda Tirado | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics
Linda Tirado

We know that the very act of being poor guarantees that we will never not be poor. It doesn't give us much reason to improve ourselves.