Jun 14, 2017
Poverty is a big deal – it affects about 41 million people in
the United States every year – yet the federal government spends a
huge amount of money to end poverty. So much of the government’s
welfare spending gets eaten up by bureaucracy, conflicting
programs, and politicians presuming they know how people should
spend their own money. Obviously, this isn’t working.
This week on Words and Numbers, Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan delve into how people can really become less poor and what that means for society and the government.