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Poverty-stricken neighborhoods almost triple in US

Poverty-stricken neighborhoods almost triple in US — RT USA.

RT USA

December 11, 2014

AFP Photo / Mark Ralston

 Contrary to the perception in the media, poverty – not gentrification – is booming in US neighborhoods. 504 more words

Activism

How to Win a War?

What do you need to win a war? First, an army equipped with modern weapons and instilled with high spirit. Second, a vibrant economy capable of sustaining the hardship of continued military operations. 474 more words

Innovation

The American Mind: Video: Charles Kesler Interviewing Chris DeMuth: Talking About What Became Welfare Reform

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This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

What they are essentially talking about is what became known as the Welfare Reform Act of 1996 that was a bipartisan bill in Congress between Democrats and Republicans that was negotiated with President Bill Clinton. 152 more words

Opinion

The American Mind: Video: Charles Kesler Interviewing Chris DeMuth: Talking About What Became Welfare Reform

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This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

What they are essentially talking about is what became known as the Welfare Reform Act of 1996 that was a bipartisan bill in Congress between Democrats and Republicans that was negotiated with President Bill Clinton. 152 more words

Opinion

Unlike the US the French don't blame the poor'

After a new poll suggested French people had less and less sympathy for the poor, an expert in the field considers whether poverty in France, where there is a noticeable homeless population and record unemployment, is as bad as it’s made out to be. 758 more words

INTERNATIONAL

Mischaracterizing Poverty and the Limits of Liberalism

The notion that poverty is generated within a self-reproducing “cycle” of material deprivation and behavioral or cultural dysfunction was itself an expression of a way of thinking that had deep roots and many variations in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Anglo-American social thought and has been the source of a disproportionate amount of theorizing ever since.

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