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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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.'”

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    107 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…

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  • 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.…

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  • 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…

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  • 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.…

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  • 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…

    192 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…

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  • 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.…

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  • 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…

    722 views
  • Washington Journal Roundtable on Census Bureau Poverty Report
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    Census Bureau Poverty Report

    Olivia Golden and Robert Rector talked about the latest Census Bureau report on poverty in the U.S., which showed the sharpest decline in the poverty rate in nearly 50 years.

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

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day and on a Census Bureau report that said household income was up and poverty was down. John Ydstie also spoke by phone about…

    547 views
  • emThe Poverty Industryem
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    The Poverty Industry

    Professor Daniel Hatcher talked about his book The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens, in which he argues that states and local governments are…

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  • Weekly Republican Address
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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Bradley Byrne (R-AL) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about his recent visits to local organizations in his district to learn how they were helping fight poverty. He…

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  • George W Bush Presidential Center Hosts Discussion on Poverty
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    Presidents and Poverty

    Panelists talked about what presidents can do to combat poverty. Participants included a George W. Bush administration domestic policy adviser, the director of the LBJ Library, and journalists from the Washington…

    259 views
  • Discussion Focuses on Sustainable Development Goal for Women and Girls
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    Anti-Poverty Efforts

    International aid experts goals talked about goals established by the United Nations to help reduce poverty for women and girls around the world. These U.N. goals, known as Sustainable…

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