Tag Archives: War on Poverty

Woodrow Wilson Center: James Patterson- Freedom is Not Enough: The Moynihan Report

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Woodrow Wilson Center: James Patterson- Freedom is Not Enough: The Moynihan Report What I take from Freedom is Not Enough from the James Patterson book is that freedom is not … Continue reading

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The American Conservative: Opinion: Timothy S. Goglein: The Moynihan Report at 50

Source: The American Conservative: Opinion: Timothy S. Goglein: The Moynihan Report at 50 I believe the failure of the Great Society and where it comes up really short, is that it has essentially subsidized poverty in America. Not help people … Continue reading

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American Enterprise Institute: Arthur Brooks- ‘Why America’s Best Interests Lie Within The Conservative Heart’

Source: American Enterprise Institute: Arthur Books- ‘ Why America’s Best Interests Lie Within The Conservative Heart’ Arthur Brooks, the President of the center-right conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute, here in Washington, has a new book called The Conservative Heart. The … Continue reading

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US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: Why Ending Poverty May Require an Entrepreneurial Approach

US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: Why Ending Poverty May Require an Entrepreneurial Approach I agree with Eric Schnurer that the private sector should be involved in fighting poverty in America. Things like grants and subsidies to train low-income low-skilled adults … Continue reading

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The American Mind: Video: Charles Kesler Interviewing Chris DeMuth: Talking About What Became Welfare Reform

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger What they are essentially talking about is what became known as the Welfare Reform Act of 1996 that was a bipartisan bill in Congress between Democrats and Republicans … Continue reading

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Mises Daily: Opinion: Randall G. Holcombe: The War on Drugs is Not Like The War on Poverty

Mises Daily: Opinion: Randall G. Holcombe: The War on Drugs is Not Like The War on Poverty This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Randall Holcombe makes somewhat of an obvious, but important point that the … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan: Video: NBC News In Plain Sight: Brian Williams Interviewing U.S. Representative Paul Ryan, We All Have a Role to Play

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I rarely agree with Representative Paul Ryan on anything, but he actually makes some good points about poverty in America. And what I respect about is that he … Continue reading

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