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    Book Discussion on 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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    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…

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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…

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    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.

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Book Discussion on 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…

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    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.

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    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…

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    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.

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    Book Discussion on 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…

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    Conservatives' Approach to Poverty in U.S.

    Robert Woodson talked about conservatives' approach to reducing poverty in the U.S., including efforts by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to prioritize the issue.

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    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,…

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    Kemp Forum, Panel 1, Presidential Candidates Bush, Carson and Christie

    Former Governor Jeb Bush (FL), Governor Chris Christie (NJ), and Ben Carson, candidates for the Republican 2016 presidential nomination, talked about fighting poverty and expanding…

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    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…

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    Kemp Forum, Panel 2, Presidential Candidate Huckabee

    Former Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR), a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, talked about fighting poverty and expanding opportunity. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI)…

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    Meet the Press with Daniel Moynihan

    Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel P. Moynihan talked about the details of his 1965 report, “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action,” in which he examined the causes of…

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    Attorney General Lynch on Incarceration and Poverty

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke about criminal justice system practices that contribute to the cycle of poverty and create significant barriers to reentry. "A Cycle of…

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    Combating World Hunger

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was among the panelists at a discussion on ending world hunger hosted by the Newseum for the opening of their exhibit “40 Chances: Finding…

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