Why is the document's agenda? What is it trying to persuade its readers? What evidence can you cite from the document to show this intended agenda?

Read the primary source document “Americans for Democratic Action Reports Growing Poverty and Inequality, 2004” on pages 416-418 (PDF attached) then very briefly answer the following questions. Please list page numbers when using intext citations.

• Who wrote (or performed) it? What is this person or group’s significance (don’t just give biographical/demographic details, but a sense of why he, she, or it is an important historical figure or source for historical information.)

• Why is the document’s agenda? What is it trying to persuade its readers? What evidence can you cite from the document to show this intended agenda?

• What is the significance of this document for understanding the politics and culture of the 1970s and 1980s?

• What is the significance of this document for understanding 21st century politics and culture, as you see it at this point?

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