Recently Ben Caron had some words to say about poverty as a state of mind. Richard Eskow, host of The Zero Hour, is joined by Joan Maya Mazelis, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University, to discuss if Dr. Carson is right.

Richard Eskow is host and managing editor of The Zero Hour, a weekly radio program produced by We Act Radio. He was the senior writer and editor for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Richard has written for a number of print and online publications, was a founding contributor to the Huffington Post, and is a longtime activist. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future.