White House Says War On Poverty Over Amid Push To Revamp Social Programs | Latest News RSS feed

White House Says War On Poverty Over Amid Push To Revamp Social Programs - Latest News

White House says 'war on poverty' over amid push to revamp social programs

WASHINGTON - Republicans for years have proclaimed the federal government's decades-old War on Poverty a failure. "Americans are no better off today than they were before the War on Poverty began in 1... read more

The Trump administration has a new argument for dismantling the social safety net: It worked.

The White House in a report this week declared the War on Poverty “largely over ... of social programs. Estimates of American poverty vary widely, and experts have a range of measures to assess who co... read more

Rep. Paul Ryan calls for cuts in anti-poverty programs

the former Republican vice presidential nominee, launched an attack Monday on the nation's poverty programs, provoking an election-year confrontation with the White House amid a growing focus ... sinc... read more

Looking for another news?

In the Long War on Poverty, Small Victories That Matter

Johnson started the “war on poverty,” railing against the “lack of jobs, bad housing [and] poor schools” that perpetuated an array of social crises, struggle and suffering amid a sea ... the White Hou... read more

LBJ vs. the Nuclear Family

The man behind it was President Lyndon Baines Johnson, who reached the White House amid a national tragedy but grabbed ... which created Johnson’s matrix of “war on poverty” programs, swiftly passed a... read more

See 9 Striking Historical Photos of African American Women

In addition, the War on Poverty was interrupted because funds went to supporting the war, and it has never been restarted. Mary Frances Berry is Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social ... to ... read more

Obama Pitches Major New Investments in Budget Plan

Lastly, Obama’s budget includes $15 billion over 10 years to expand home visiting programs, which connect families to social ... White House outlined the same idea last year though no competitive gran... read more

Would Martin Luther King Have Supported a Syrian Intervention?

It was then, Lee claims, that King made up his mind to forcefully oppose the war in Vietnam. The story of King’s conversion into an anti-war activist is one worth considering today, amid war rumblings ... read more

A Short Lesson in Radical Liberal Politics

In 1892, when the democrats won the House, the Senate and the White House, all Republican ... Fifty years later, after trillions of dollars spent on poverty programs, poverty is at the same rate it wa... read more

See the Civil Rights Movement in Photographs

In addition, the War on Poverty ... “A Time for Choosing,” transformed the washed-up actor into the darling of conservatives and launched a political career that would carry Reagan to White House, rev... read more

White House declares War on Poverty ‘largely over’ amid push to revamp social programs

The White House has declared the War on Poverty “largely over and a success ... But poverty experts say President Trump’s team is understating the scope of U.S. economic hardship and that their plans ... read more

FeedsRSS Created by. Full RSS Feed | Privacy Policy | Contact Us