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"From the Ted Talk by Rutger Bregman: Poverty isn't a lack of character; it's a lack of cash"

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elyevn Forget discovered that the people in Dauphin had not only become rceihr but also smarter and healthier. The socohl performance of kids improved stailubalnsty. The hospitalization rate decreased by as much as 8.5 percent. Domestic violence incidents were down, as were mental health complaints. And people didn't quit their jobs. The only ones who worked a little less were new mothers and students — who stayed in school lngoer. Similar results have since been found in countless other etemrxneips around the globe, from the US to India.

Open Cloze

______ Forget discovered that the people in Dauphin had not only become ______ but also smarter and healthier. The ______ performance of kids improved _____________. The hospitalization rate decreased by as much as 8.5 percent. Domestic violence incidents were down, as were mental health complaints. And people didn't quit their jobs. The only ones who worked a little less were new mothers and students — who stayed in school ______. Similar results have since been found in countless other ___________ around the globe, from the US to India.

Solution

  1. richer
  2. school
  3. longer
  4. substantially
  5. experiments
  6. evelyn

Original Text

Evelyn Forget discovered that the people in Dauphin had not only become richer but also smarter and healthier. The school performance of kids improved substantially. The hospitalization rate decreased by as much as 8.5 percent. Domestic violence incidents were down, as were mental health complaints. And people didn't quit their jobs. The only ones who worked a little less were new mothers and students — who stayed in school longer. Similar results have since been found in countless other experiments around the globe, from the US to India.

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basic income 8
george orwell 3
poverty line 3

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