Daily Archives: January 14, 2014

Cynthia Tucker on Poverty

In a column in today’s Elmira Star-Gazette, Cynthia Tucker writes that Republicans have nothing of substance to offer the poor.  She notes: Claims that past poverty programs were ineffective Suggestions that people get married to prosper Claims that reducing spending … Continue reading

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Reed Would Teach Poor to Fish

Republicans have been using the fiftieth anniversary of the War on Poverty to try to position themselves as friends of the poor. They are worried that the Democratic Party’s attack on rising inequality in the United States is making inroads … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on Poverty

In a press release dated Jan. 8, 2014, Tom writes: Rep. Tom Reed today marked the 50th anniversary of America’s War on Poverty by reflecting on the progress made since President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the War on Poverty effort … Continue reading

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