In their book Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty; authors Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo assert that problems arise in helping the poor because of what they call the three I’s: ideology, ignorance and inertia. 623 more words
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The Weekly Standard’s James Pierseson has reviewed University of Arkansas professor Randall B. Woods’ recent history of the LBJ presidency.
If you visit the Texas White House in Stonewall, where LBJ spent 1/4 of his presidency, the park ranger is bound to mention that Johnson passed more legislation during his tenure than all previous presidents combined. 557 more words
Fifty-three years ago Martin Luther King, Jr. visualized a day when his children would no longer be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. 1,613 more words