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Damooei: Poverty is a lethal human-made disease

By   /  Friday, April 24th, 2020  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Damooei: Poverty is a lethal human-made disease

By Jamshid Damooei What makes us human is an important question, and the answer is not always clear. If life is a microcosm of our natural world, what place does our way of life hold and where does economics appear on the scene? I have been wrestling with this question for a big part of Read More →

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Harrison: United Way targets poverty, homelessness

By   /  Friday, February 22nd, 2019  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Harrison: United Way targets poverty, homelessness

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Head Start students gain path out of poverty

By   /  Friday, October 5th, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Nonprofits, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Head Start students gain path out of poverty

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Op/ed: The nexus of poverty, education and economic development

By   /  Friday, June 20th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: The nexus of poverty, education and economic development

Persistent poverty can only be addressed by building a system that allows for economic mobility.

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Op/ed: Congress whiffs on reform of exploding food-stamp program

By   /  Friday, March 14th, 2014  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Congress whiffs on reform of exploding food-stamp program

This once-modest program, originally set up to provide temporary assistance to the truly poor, has morphed into a massive runaway entitlement program that is grossly mismanaged, rife with fraud and badly in need of reform.

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