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we have seen that universal approaches can sometimes deepen inequities—the political adage a rising tide lifts all boats” only applies when all are equipped with adequate boats to begin with

we have seen that universal approaches can sometimes deepen inequities—the political adage “a rising tide lifts all boats” only applies when all are equipped with adequate boats to begin with. For instance, the post-World War II GI Bill was ostensibly created to benefit the general population. However, as banks generally wouldn’t make loans for mortgages in black neighborhoods, it ultimately exacerbated inequality by exclusively offering mortgage assistance to a specific group of Americans. — https://www.fsg.org/blog/creating-consensus-targeted-universalism
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