How might poverty be addressed if the usual political constraints were set aside? Six distinguished commentators weigh in.
Table of Contents (Spring 2017)
The composition of the country’s low-income population is changing rapidly. How might the country’s next war on poverty take these changes into account?
Here’s a radical idea: Let’s insist that America’s anti-poverty policy serves to incorporate, rather than separate, the poor from the rest of society.
If nations are judged by how they treat their children, the United States is currently failing the test. Here’s a simple plan to pass that test by assuring that all children grow up in good neighborhoods and with adequate income.
The safety net for the 21st century has to acknowledge that we live in a world of increasing family complexity.
An emphasis on personal responsibility is not enough. It’s also about jobs, jobs, and jobs.
Why are our poverty plans so timid? The old America used to be bold and brash.