The War on Poverty is the unofficial name for legislation first introduced by United
.... According to the "Readers' Companion to U.S. Women's History", ... they were
Dec 19, 2013 ... There is a good historical case to be made that the “war on poverty era” ... evident
in the State of the Union speech he gave declaring the war.
May 21, 2014 ... ... and then he brought about the largest expansion of government in our history,
surpassing even ... Today's legislative battles — raising the minimum wage,
expanding and perpetuating ... LBJ announced his War on Poverty in his 1964
State of the Union address. ... Read previous Phyllis Schlafly columns ...
Sep 15, 2014 ... Despite this mountain of spending, progress against poverty, at least as ... the
cost of all military wars in U.S. history since the American Revolution. ... By 1965 (
the first year during which any War on Poverty programs began to ..... Welfare
wages war on social capital, breaking down the habits and norms ...
Jan 8, 2014 ... Oversold and underfunded, LBJ's War on Poverty fell short of ... He is the author
of Launching the War on Poverty: An Oral History and Lady ...
Aug 30, 2013 ... The first federal minimum wage was passed that year. ... Today I'm going to
discuss with you the history of the War On Poverty, how government ... recently
wrote a column debunking many myths of the War on Poverty, saying,.
Jan 8, 2014 ... The war on poverty helped raise millions above the poverty line, but where do we
stand today? ... the federal minimum wage — $30,000 a year total — to support a
family of four. ... TOPICS: Activism, Economy & Work, History, Inequality ... earlier
today (http://wapo.st/20U66jQ) in its Fact Checker column.
That's like saying could you . . . for all intents and purposes, . . . wage war on
gravity? ... Describing his strategy for the War on Poverty, Shriver states, “This is
no handout program. .... Students should record information in the left column of
the chart that will help them .... 1 American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shrive...
Jan 24, 2014 ... Paul Ryan: A New Direction in the War on Poverty .... organization, and keep tabs
on their performance to see if they improve hiring and wages.
Jan 13, 2014 ... Annelise Orleck: Though the War on Poverty failed to address the ... This Bill
Would Force Large Corporations to Pay a Fine if They Don't Pay Workers a Living
Wage ... and coeditor of The War on Poverty: A New Grassroots History. ... Will
published a column called "River of Liberal Banalities Overflowing",...