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    Economic Consequences of the Criminal Justice System

    Obama administration officials, journalists, business leaders, and economists discussed the economic consequences of the criminal justice system. A panel analyzed data from a report by…

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    Hunger and Food Assistance Programs

    Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about Department of Agriculture efforts to combat food insecurity, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and other nutrition…

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    Book Discussion on Evicted

    Professor Matthew Desmond talked about his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, in which he looks at public housing and poverty in America through the prism of eight…

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    Poverty and Global Terrorism

    Tom Hart talked about ONE Campaign’s efforts to draw attention to the issue of poverty, as well as how poverty reduction could prevent terrorism worldwide.

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    Communicators on FCC Lifeline Program

    Amina Fazlullah and Daniel Lyons talked about the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Lifeline program, which subsidizes phone service for poorer Americans. FCC Chair Tom…

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    Speaker Paul Ryan Remarks at CPAC

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) was interviewed by Carrie Sheffield about conservative approaches to combating poverty in the U.S.

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    Book Discussion on The Reproach of Hunger

    David Rieff talked about his book The Reproach of Hunger: Food, Justice, and Money in the Twenty-First Century, in which he questions whether ending extreme poverty and hunger around the…

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    Conservatives' Approach to Poverty in U.S.

    Robert Woodson talked about conservatives' approach to reducing poverty in the U.S., including efforts by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to prioritize the issue.

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    Kemp Forum, Panel 4, Conclusions

    Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski moderated a discussion about fighting poverty and expanding opportunity in America. Among the participants were the Kemp Forum’s moderators,…

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    Kemp Forum, Panel 1, Presidential Candidates Bush, Carson and Christie

    Former Governor Jeb Bush (FL), Governor Chris Christie (NJ), and Ben Carson, candidates for the Republican 2016 presidential nomination, talked about fighting poverty and expanding…

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    Kemp Forum, Panel 3, Presidential Candidates Kasich and Rubio

    Ohio Governor John Kasich and Florida Senator Marco Rubio, candidates for the Republican 2016 presidential nomination, talked about fighting poverty and expanding opportunity in…

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    Kemp Forum, Panel 2, Presidential Candidate Huckabee

    Former Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR), a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, talked about fighting poverty and expanding opportunity. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI)…

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    Meet the Press with Daniel Moynihan

    Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel P. Moynihan talked about the details of his 1965 report, “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action,” in which he examined the causes of…

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    Attorney General Lynch on Incarceration and Poverty

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke about criminal justice system practices that contribute to the cycle of poverty and create significant barriers to reentry. "A Cycle of…

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    Combating World Hunger

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was among the panelists at a discussion on ending world hunger hosted by the Newseum for the opening of their exhibit “40 Chances: Finding…

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    Capitalism, Poverty and Pope Francis

    Panelists talked about Pope Francis' views of capitalism and its effect on inequality and poverty around the globe. Catholic scholars considered the pope’s lessons and statements…

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    After Words with Kathryn Edin

    Kathryn Edin talked about her book, $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, about her recent findings on poverty in the United States. In her book, Professor Edin profiles…

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    Book Discussion on Clay Water Brick

    Jessica Jackley talked about her book, Clay Water Brick: Finding Inspiration from Entrepreneurs Who Do the Most with the Least, about the impact entrepreneurs living in many of the…

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    Poverty and Rebuilding Communities

    Community activists and journalists talked about the challenges of poverty, gang violence, and drug addiction in low-income communities. Among the panelists were NFL Hall of Famer…

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    Community Development Efforts

    Civic and policy leaders talked about community development efforts in distressed neighborhoods experiencing poverty, unemployment, foreclosures, and racial divides. The panelists…

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