Poverty http://wuot.org en Without A Net: Voices Of The Working Poor http://wuot.org/post/without-net-voices-working-poor-0 <p>In "Without a Net: Voices of the Working Poor", WUOT producers Matt Shafer Powell and Leslie Snow take you into the precarious world of East Tennessee’s working poor.&nbsp; These are individuals and families teetering on the edge of financial disaster, where one small slip or a simple streak of bad luck can compromise whatever modest gains may have accumulated through the years.&nbsp; East Tennessee’s working poor represent a segment of the population often overworked and overlooked, proudly and quietly committing to an ideal in which the ability and desire to work is a fundamental element Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:39:55 +0000 Matt Shafer Powell & Leslie Snow 15256 at http://wuot.org Without A Net: Voices Of The Working Poor