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An Antipoverty Veteran Now Wages War on Dependency
Peter Cove dropped out of a graduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison more than 50 years ago to enlist in Lyndon Johnson’s War o...
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Lowman Henry's Newsmaker Interview
Lowman Henry with Veronique De Rugy on Border Adjustment Tax - available in mp3 format for download...
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New hope for kids aging out of foster care
‘You learn things from the program. They teach you to write a résumé, to talk in an interview. They teach you how to keep smiling,” says K...
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Progressives Need To Rethink Poverty Solutions
More than 50 years ago I entered the war on poverty as a foot soldier with all the eager enthusiasm one could muster. The attempt to eliminate p...
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'Poor No More:' a Blueprint for Dismantling the 'Welfare Industrial Complex'
Has America lost the "War on Poverty?" Since 1964, the federal government has spent over $19 trillion on welfare programs, and all that money ha...
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U.S. Disability Programs Need a Work Requirement
The U.S. faces a social and fiscal crisis: Millions of Americans of prime working age do not have jobs, while the cost of federal disability pro...
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The Ticket to Work Program: Helping the Disabled to Achieve Self-Sufficiency
The Ticket to Work Program provides men and women on federal disability with a “ticket” or voucher that they can use to obtain free vocation...
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“TICKET TO WORK”
An exclusive new study says that Social Security’s “Ticket to Work” is a winner! Find out how the program would be affected if President T...
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Helping the disabled to find work is next step to growing employment rate
President Trump consistently calls for policies and programs that jumpstart economic growth and give more Americans the opportunity to work. The...
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The real problem with de Blasio’s ‘Jails to Jobs’ plan
There’s a decent idea buried in the “Jails to Jobs” plan that Mayor de Blasio unveiled last week — buried about six feet under....
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Peter Cove: Poor No More
Author Peter Cove talks with Radio Free Hillsdale 101.7 FM about his recent book, "Poor No More: Rethinking Dependency and the War on Poverty"....
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Charles McElwee: Consider ‘Poor No More’ prescription for WV
Author, Peter Cove, having spent 50 years working to help the poor in administering various federal welfare programs, proposes what he calls a "...
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Hiring Our Heroes: Why Veterans Can Make Good Employees
6.22.14 | When the time comes to expand your business, you should consider hiring veterans. These men and women have a unique set of skills......
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Workin’ at the carwash — those ‘dirty’ immigrant jobs
7.10.14 | Forget the southern border. If President Obama wants a firsthand look at how politics makes life difficult for immigrants, he ought......
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Paul Ryan’s Plan: Rebooting Compassionate Conservatism
7.10.14 | [Washington, D.C.] The House Budget Committee held its fifth hearing on the War on Poverty Wednesday morning, focusing on......
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Opinion Journal: Welfare Reform That Works
2.9.17 | America Works Founder Peter Cove on his new book, “Poor No More,” and how to end government dependency......
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ENDING POVERTY THROUGH JOBS - NOT CASH
2.6.17 | In some of the most surprising circles there is a growing call for a guaranteed annual income for all. Liberals, Libertarians, and eve...
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The only way to end poverty is by putting people to work
6.22.14 | When the time comes to expand your business, you should consider hiring veterans. These men and women have a unique set of skills......