Story | Jul 22, 2014 | 9:18 AM
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Story | Jul 28, 2014 | 10:04 AMIt didn't take Democrats much time to denounce Rep. Paul Ryan's latest plan for addressing poverty in this country. The main feature of the Republican's proposed "Opportunity Grant" would be to roll a lot of social welfare programs together and leave it mostly to states to decide how the money is spent, which sounds a great deal like the block grant proposals of the past.
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Story | Jun 25, 2014 | 4:30 AM
Dan Rodricks wrote movingly of a Johns Hopkins study of poverty that found if you are born poor in Baltimore, the chances are you will remain poor ("A Hopkins sociologist busts an American myth," June 17). Yet the Hopkins study apparently says nothing...