War on Poverty

LBJ's Mistake Was Promising to "Win" the War on Poverty
January 08, 2014

If you dismiss the War on Poverty simply because poverty is still high, then you’re not making a serious argument.

The War on Poverty Turns 50: Three Lessons for Liberals Today
January 07, 2014

Fifty years ago Wednesday, Lyndon B. Johnson announced a War on Poverty in his first State of the Union address. "It will not be a short or easy struggle; no single weapon or strategy will suffice, but we shall not rest until that war is won.