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  • emGive Workem
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    Give Work

    SamLeila Janah talked about her book Give Work, in which she discusses a business model designed to lift poor communities out of poverty. She spoke with Professor Laura Tyson.

    377 views
  • emA World of Three Zerosem
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    A World of Three Zeros

    Muhammad Yunus talked about his book, A World of Three Zeros, about how to solve the problems of global poverty, unemployment, and climate change. He spoke with Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia…

    578 views
  • Former President Obama Criticizes GOP Effort to Undo Affordable Care Act
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    Former President Obama Remarks at Gates Foundation Event

    Former President Obama spoke at a forum hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on about global poverty, climate change, disease, and Republican efforts in Congress to dismantle the…

    622 views
  • Washington Journal Olivia Golden and Robert Rector Discuss Poverty and Income in the US
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    Olivia Golden and Robert Rector on Poverty and Income in the U.S.

    Olivia Golden and Robert Rector talked about the latest Census Bureau report on poverty and income in the U.S. This program included a clip of Senator tom Carper (D-DE) talking about his…

    526 views
  • Federal Polices and Poverty Part 2
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    Federal Polices and Poverty, Part 2

    The Heritage Foundation hosted a forum assessing the impact of government policies and regulations on poverty. This portion of the event included a panel discussion with economists and…

    78 views
  • Senator Durbin Discusses Gun Violence and Public Health
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    Senator Dick Durbin on Gun Violence and Public Health

    Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin (D-IL) talked about efforts to curb gun violence in Chicago. He outlined the link between the lack of jobs in poor communities with gun violence. Senator…

    289 views
  • Heritage Foundation Forum Examines Impact of Government Polices on the Poor
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    Federal Polices and Poverty, Part 1

    Panelists talked about the impact of government policies and regulations on poverty. This portion of the event included keynote remarks by Professor Donald Boudreaux and former Trump…

    386 views
  • Representative DeLauro on Child Poverty Programs
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    Representative DeLauro on Child Poverty Programs

    The Brookings Institution held a series of discussions on child poverty programs and whether the U.S. should implement a universal child allowance program. Representative Rosa DeLauro…

    58 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on a Wall Street Journal article: “Rural America is the New 'Inner City.'”

    786 views
  • Robert Doar on Child Poverty Programs
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    Robert Doar on Child Poverty Programs

    The Brookings Institution held a series of discussions on child poverty programs and whether the U.S. should implement a universal child allowance program. Robert Doar, former commissioner…

    75 views
  • Universal Child Allowance
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    Universal Child Allowance

    The Brookings Institution held a series of discussions on child poverty programs and whether the U.S. should implement a universal child allowance program. In this panel, experts discussed…

    93 views
  • Existing Child Poverty Programs
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    Existing Child Poverty Programs

    The Brookings Institution held a series of discussions on child poverty programs and whether the U.S. should implement a universal child allowance program. In this panel, experts examined…

    137 views
  • Peter Schuck Discusses emOne Nation Undecidedem
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    One Nation Undecided

    Professor Peter Schuck talked about his book One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking about Five Hard Issues That Divide Us, in which he examines five challenging issues being debated…

    875 views
  • Public Investment AntiPoverty Transfers
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    Public Investment Anti-Poverty Transfers

    Professor Kristin Butcher delivered remarks on the findings of her research on the short and long-term effects of anti-poverty transfer programs on children in the families who receive them.…

    163 views
  • Poverty and Economic Mobility Charles Murray
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    Poverty and Economic Mobility, Charles Murray

    Author and political scientist Charles Murray discussed his views on the economic challenges facing certain demographic groups, particularly welfare recipients and the white working class. He was interviewed by…

    240 views
  • Poverty and Economic Mobility Limits of Policy
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    Poverty and Economic Mobility, Limits of Policy

    Public policy analysts examined the issues of poverty and economic opportunities for low and middle-income Americans. They focused on the role of government and business should be in addressing these issues.…

    123 views
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan Discusses Poverty and Economic Mobility
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    Poverty and Economic Mobility, Speaker Paul Ryan

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about the House Republicans' “A Better Way” agenda that includes combating poverty and expanding economic opportunities for low and middle-income Americans. He discussed…

    286 views
  • Center for American Progress Hosts Discussion on the Working Class
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    Anti-Poverty Policies in a Trump Administration

    Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden was among the speakers at a series of discussions her organization held on the future of anti-poverty policies under President-elect Donald…

    542 views
  • C Nicole Mason Discusses emBorn Brightem
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    Born Bright

    C. Nicole Mason talked about her book Born Bright: A Young Girl’s Journey from Nothing to Something in America, in which she discusses poverty in America and her own personal struggle.…

    1,108 views
  • JD Vance and Charles Murray Discuss the White Working Class
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    White Working-Class Americans

    J.D. Vance and Charles Murray talked about challenges facing members of the white working class and barriers to economic mobility. Mr. Vance talked about his latest book, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a…

    1,276 views
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