My post this week is an invitation to view an interview I recently did about eliminating poverty. Click here to view the interview.
Fifth in a series analyzing the legacy of the War on Poverty Last week I outlined how the War on Poverty changed the face of higher education. College can create value for people, but does it? Does a college education pay off in America? The Pew Research Center recently published a report that answers this … Continue reading
Fourth in a series analyzing the war on poverty Lyndon Johnson was clear that education provided the way to prosperity for young Americans, especially those mired in poverty: “Our chief weapons in a more pinpointed attack [on poverty] will be better schools, and better health, and better homes, and better training, . . . a … Continue reading
Third in a series analyzing the legacy of the War on Poverty. This week’s post appears on the Stanford University Press blog site. This post discusses the important role of social capital in fighting poverty. You can access the post by clicking here. The next post will present some fascinating findings on the importance, … Continue reading
Second in a series analyzing Lyndon Johnson’s War on poverty I began working to seriously understand poverty and its elimination about a decade ago. One of the lessons I soon learned was that there are almost as many ideas about how to eliminate poverty as there are people engaged in the pursuit. One of my … Continue reading