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    Book Discussion on The Age of Sustainable Development

    Jeffrey Sachs talked about his book The Age of Sustainable Development, in which he presents a sustainable development plan to counter global issues, such as poverty, political corruption,…

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    Book Discussion on The Hero's Fight

    Patricia Fernandez-Kelly talked about her book The Hero’s Fight: African Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State, in which she looks at the way the urban poor in…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Final Panel

    In a series of interviews, race relations, food security, poverty, and other social issues were talked about. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke about her novel Americanah, a Nigerian girl’s…

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    Meals for Impoverished Children

    Chief Executive Officer Billy Shore talked about Share Our Strength’s initiative for federal and state-funded school meals for children growing up in poverty. C-SPAN Radio’s…

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    Book Discussion on The Tyranny of Experts

    William Easterly talked about his book, The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor, in which he argues that the United Nations and other…

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    Global Poverty

    Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and chief executive officer of Acumen, talked about the work of her company and how entrepreneurial approaches could help to address global poverty. She…

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    U.S. Census Bureau Report

    Charles Nelson and Noam Levey talked about the Census Bureau’s annual report on health insurance, poverty, and income for 2013 and the trends and policy implications surrounding this…

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    Census Report on Poverty

    Robert Doar and Olivia Golden talked about a recent census report showing 45 million Americans living below the poverty line. They also examined the societal and economic roots of…

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    Open Phones

    The telephone lines were open for viewer comments on “Your Income: Still Feeling Impact of Recession?” The lines were divided between those whose income grew, decreased, or…

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    Civil Rights and the War on Poverty

    Marisa Chappell talked about anti-poverty and entitlement programs that were part of President Johnson’s “War on Poverty.” She also detailed the societal attitudes toward…

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    Community Action Partnership Annual Convention, Juan Williams Remarks

    Juan Williams spoke at the Community Action Partnership’s annual convention, marking the organization’s 50th anniversary. He talked about the need for community action and…

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    Increase in Suburban Poverty

    Elizabeth Kneebone talked about a recent Brookings Institution report on the increase in suburban poverty in parts of the U.S.. She also discussed the role of economic forces in the…

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    Community Action Partnership Convention, Simone Campbell Remarks

    Sister Simone Campbell, the author of A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community, gave the keynote address at the Community Action Partnership’s annual…

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    LBJ's Great Society and War on Poverty

    Robert Woodson and Michael Lind talked about President Lyndon Johnson’s goal of promoting equality and ending poverty with the Civil Rights Act and the Economic Opportunity…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Representative Paul Ryan

    House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor. He responded to questions on a variety of…

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    Poverty in Mississippi Delta Region

    Christopher Masingill talked about the efforts of the Delta Regional Authority to combat poverty and improve the quality of life in the Mississippi Delta region.

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    Representative Paul Ryan on Poverty

    Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduced proposed policy reforms to reduce poverty in the U.S. Following his speech, Representative Ryan and others participated in a panel discussion on…

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    Panel Discussion on Healthcare and Poverty

    Steve Forbes and Harris Rosen talked about potential solutions to U.S healthcare and poverty issues. “Real Solutions to Healthcare and Poverty” was a panel at FreedomFest, an…

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    Poverty and Working Families

    Representatives from charitable organizations testified on the impact of state welfare and private philanthropic programs in reducing poverty. They talked about the different forms of…

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    Poverty and Federal Aid Programs

    Witnesses testified on the effectiveness of federal aid programs in reducing poverty. In the first panel House Assistant Minority Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) told the committee that…

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