Filter by

Poverty

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 20 of 309 Show 100
  • [alt text]

    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.…

    541 views
  • [alt text]

    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…

    320 views
  • [alt text]

    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.

    421 views
  • [alt text]

    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…

    544 views
  • [alt text]

    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…

    1,121 views
  • [alt text]

    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…

    52 views
  • [alt text]

    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…

    237 views
  • [alt text]

    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…

    85 views
  • [alt text]

    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…

    726 views
  • [alt text]

    Poverty and Safety Net Programs

    Lawmakers and anti-poverty advocates talked about ways to combat poverty without the intervention of the government. Many of the panelists decried federal welfare programs, saying their…

    135 views
  • [alt text]

    Republican Agenda for Combating Poverty

    Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and other House Republicans unveiled the party’s “A Better Way to Fight Poverty” proposal at House of Help City Of Hope, a residential treatment facility in the Anacostia neighborhood of…

    1,254 views
  • [alt text]

    House Republican Poverty Plan

    Robert Rector and Rebecca Vallas talked about House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) poverty reduction proposal, which was unveiled earlier in the week.

    348 views
  • [alt text]

    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 the…

    411 views
  • [alt text]

    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 assistance…

    119 views
  • [alt text]

    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 Wheeler proposed…

    159 views
  • [alt text]

    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.

    204 views
  • [alt text]

    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…

    338 views
  • [alt text]

    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.

    260 views
  • [alt text]

    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, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and…

    636 views
  • [alt text]

    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 America. House Speaker Paul Ryan…

    876 views
  • Load 20 More