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    Universal Basic Income

    Charles Murray and Andy Stern discussed the concept of a Universal Basic Income, or a cash payment granted to every citizen without any requirements or restrictions as an alternative to…

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    Cato Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, Panel 2

    Public policy researchers and analysts talked about the 20th anniversary of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also known as the welfare reform…

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    Cato Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, Panel 1

    The Cato Institute hosted an event marking the the 20th anniversary of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also known as the welfare…

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    Cato Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, Opening Remarks

    Michael Tanner made comments opening at an event marking the the 20th anniversary of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also known as the…

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    Inner-City Poverty

    Ross Eisenbrey and Michael Tanner talked about the role of government in combating inner-city poverty in communities such as Baltimore and Detroit. Topics included the minimum wage, tax policy, and…

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    Health Care Implementation, Panel 2

    Supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act took part in a panel discussion on the U.S. health care landscape. Both sides agreed that if the Supreme Court rules against the Obama administration…

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    President Johnson's War on Poverty

    Michael Tanner and Melissa Boteach talked about the legacy of President Johnson’s “War on Poverty” and the effectiveness of current safety net programs to help the nation’s poorest. They also…

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    The End Is Near and It's Going to Be Awesome

    Kevin Williamson talked about his book, The End Is Near and It’s Going to Be Awesome: How Going Broke Will Leave America Richer, Happier, and More Secure, in which he argues that the…

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    Unemployment Insurance and the Fiscal Cliff

    Michael Tanner and Josh Bivens talked about unemployment insurance and how it could be affected during “fiscal cliff” negotiations. This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series looking at…

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    Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act

    Panelists talked about the Supreme Court’s ruling that upheld the Affordable Care Act, the health care law. The three panelists, all of whom oppose the legislation, discussed the role of…

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    The Pipes Plan

    Sally Pipes argued against President Obama’s health care initiative and presented her own plan to restructure the American health care system. Ms. Pipes contended that the government’s current plan would…

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