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    The Works Progress Administration

    Sandra Opdycke of Vassar College’s Institute for Innovation in Social Policy explained the history of…

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    Sen. Schumer (D-NY) Responds to Trump Administration Change to SNAP Benefits

    In response to a Trump administration decision to tighten work requirements for those individuals…

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    Filmmaker Michael Moore Discussing Public Services and Taxes

    Filmmaker Michael Moore talked about progressive proposals for government funded health care, college…

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    The "Public Charge" Immigration Rule

    Alex Nowrasteh, immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute, talked about the Trump…

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    The State of Homelessness in the United States

    Nan Roman from the National Alliance to End Homelessness discussed the state of homelessness in the U.S.…

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    New Report on the Future of Social Security and Medicare

    A new report released this week projects that Social Security and Medicare will run out of funds earlier…

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    The Federal Bureaucracy

    The federal bureaucracy, encompassing millions of employees and hundreds of agencies, departments, and…

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    President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society Initiatives

    In his 1965 State of the Union address, President Johnson called on Americans to continue on the “road…

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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…

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    Rep. Welch (D-VT) on the Trump Administration Request for Courts to Invalidate the ACA

    Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) talked about the Trump Justice Department's request that courts…

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    Omnibus Housing Act of 1965

    Kent Watkins talked about the Omnibus Housing Act of 1965 signed by President Lyndon Johnson. The act…

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    President Johnson: 1965 State of the Union Address

    In his second State of the Union address, President Johnson called on Americans to continue on the…

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    Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Ulrich Boser and Darleen Opfer talked about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. They…

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    Canada's Health Care System

    Dr. Danielle Martin, Canadian doctor and health care administrator, explained the healthcare system in…

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    Block Grants

    BLOCK GRANTS are provided by the federal government to support collections of general programs…

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    Categorical Grants

    CATEGORICAL GRANTS are the primary source of federal aid to states and are provided for specific…

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    Federal Grants

    Federal grants are funding provided to state and local governments by the federal government toward a…

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    What are Entitlements?

    Melissa Boteach, Vice President, Center for American Progress, Poverty to Prosperity Program and James…

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    Early History of Public Housing

    Author Ben Austen talks about the early history of public housing in inner cities across America,…

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    What are Entitlements?

    Melissa Boteach, Vice President, Center for American Progress, Poverty to Prosperity Program and James…

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