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War on Poverty: What it got wrong | IN 60 SECONDS
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War on Poverty: What it got wrong | IN 60 SECONDS

Ready to go! President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty had some important successes, but it got at least one thing very wrong: Its leaders used the language of civil rights to talk about income and poverty. Financial assistance from the

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Rev. Barber: Systematic Racialized Voter Suppression is the “Election Hacking” the U.S. Must Address
Help us end this hell: Anywhere but Westminster | General Election 2015
Labour’s Red Wall: the places that will decide the election | Anywhere but Westminster
Why ‘Deaths of Despair’ May Be a Warning Sign for America | Moving Upstream
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Why ‘Deaths of Despair’ May Be a Warning Sign for America | Moving Upstream

(ragtime music) – [Host] America has always prided itself on being the land of opportunity. That image, for many people, is fading. Nobel-prize-winning economist Angus Deaton and his wife, fellow Princeton professor Anne Case, say that, for the majority, the

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How inequality in the UK is mapped: from the Victorian era to the 2019 election   | FT
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How inequality in the UK is mapped: from the Victorian era to the 2019 election | FT

So Alasdair, we’re talking maps today, and we’re also talking inequality which is a big word in the election manifestos this year. But in fact, when we talk about mapping inequality that’s not a new thing. It’s been done before.

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Marilynne Robinson on Faith, Capitalism and Democracy
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Marilynne Robinson on Faith, Capitalism and Democracy

BILL MOYERS: Welcome. Rarely has a novel been so universally acclaimed as Marilynne Robinson’s “Lila”: “An unflinching book,” says “The New Yorker.” “An exquisite novel of spiritual redemption and love,” reports “The Washington Post.” And that’s just for starters in

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Ron Paul Says Black Politicians Just Want More Money For Food Stamps