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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Obama Wants New Poverty Measure


“The Obama administration Tuesday embraced an alternative way of defining what it means to be poor, stepping gingerly into a long-running debate over whether to revise the method that has been used to measure poverty for decades.” (Washington Post, Wednesday)

We don’t need a redefinition poverty; we need the removal of government barriers to getting out of it.

FEE Timely Classic
“Scratching By: How Government Creates Poverty as We Know It” by Charles Johnson