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“The Plan Keeps Coming Up Again”: Conspiracy Theories, Policing 1970 D.C., and Creating Model Neighborhoods in Model Cities (Best of UHA, Part 4)

Today’s post wraps up our coverage of the Urban History Association’s Seventh Biennial Conference in Philadelphia.  You can find overviews of other great panels on everything from “cartographies of protest” in Boston to the Mafia-like dark arts of the PTA… 3,555 more words


A War on Children: The Consequences of Poverty on Child Development

This post continues our new blog series on poverty. As our nation reflects on its progress in fighting poverty over the last 50 years, this blog series will highlight how psychology can contribute further to this discussion. 1,100 more words

Public Policy

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8 Levels of Control

Forty years after his death, the philosophy espoused by Saul Alinsky —(the founder of the community-organizing model that continues to inspire both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton) through his 8 Levels of Control, which are rules designed to turn America into a Socialist State. 303 more words


The Philosophical and Theological Roots of Christian Reconstruction

The Importance of Christian Reconstruction

By Mark R. Rushdoony

My father coined the term Christian Reconstruction in 1965, the year Chalcedon began, in order to describe the work he saw ahead of the modern church. 2,106 more words


Fifty Years And $19 Trillion Later , Whither Poverty ?

War on Poverty Turns 50: Are We Winning Yet?

” The War on Poverty is 50 years old. Over that time, federal and state governments have spent more than $19 trillion fighting poverty. 98 more words


Why welfare, Minimum wage make it harder for poor Americans to succeed


By John Stossel
Published October 08, 2014

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared “War on Poverty.” It sounded great to me.

I was taught at Princeton, “We’re a rich country. 178 more words