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The 'war on poverty' made the problem worse

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Part 3 of a four-part series. Read part 1 here and part 2 here. Because this year will mark the 50th anniversary of the "war on poverty," we can expect many comments and commemorations of this landmark legislation in the development of the American welfare state. The actual signing of the war on poverty legislation took place in August 1964, so the 50th anniversary is some months away. But...

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