War on Poverty, War on Drugs, War on Terrorism have all translated into war on the Black, Brown, Poor and Muslim communities
|Day 9 Occupy Wall Street September 25 2011 Shankbone 7 (Photo credit: david_shankbone)|
The War on Poverty is still being fought 50 years later, and we have yet to make any real strides on the majority of Americans being able to live above the poverty line. Topics of whether the minimum wage should be raised to $15 an hour and how to help Americans keep up with the cost of living are brought into question. Read more...
- 50 Years After the War on Poverty: Did It Work? (businessweek.com)
- How We Won - and Lost - the War on Poverty, in 6 Charts (motherjones.com)
- Washington Memo: 50 Years Later, War on Poverty Is a Mixed Bag (nytimes.com)
- From War on Poverty to War on Working Poor (huffingtonpost.com)
- Fifty years after 'war on poverty': Who's poor now? (+video) (csmonitor.com)