Posts Tagged ‘war on poverty’


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Get Ready for the War on Poverty Mark II


Monday January 13th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 10:21am PST   •   1 Comment

Fifty years ago U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson, also known as LBJ, famously declared a “War on Poverty.” According to Sasha Abramsky, author of The American Way of Poverty, LBJ’s war was a failure. The author wants current U.S. president Barack Obama to launch the “War on Poverty Mark II,” but will that new…
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