Privatizing the Welfare State

New evidence shows that there are remarkable differences among the people we label as "poor".

Paying People to be Poor

Since 1972, there has been a strong, positive relationship between the amount of welfare spending and the amount of poverty, after adjusting for other important factors, including the unemployment rat…

Welfare Report

The welfare system of the United States is creating proverty, not destroying it. The War on Poverty not only is not being won, but the weapons designed to defeat poverty are being used to insure its p…