It is a struggle to give people a chance

It is a struggle to give people a chance The war on poverty is not a struggle simply to support people, to make them dependent on the generosity of others. It is an effort to allow them to develop and use their capacities, as we have been allowed to develop and use ours, so that they can share, as others share, in the promise of this nation. Since then, the U.S has spent $20 trillion on means-tested welfare programs. In 2011 alone, government spent more than $900 billion on 79 such programs-nearly $9,000 per year for each poor and low-income American. Two generations after Johnson’s speech, having spent such extraordinary sums of money, it is reasonable to ask how close we are to fulfilling LBJ’s goal of an America in which poverty has been eradicated. By many measures, poor Americans are better off than ever before Poverty takes many forms in America, but Dickensian squalor and destitution is not one of them: 80 percent of poor households have air conditioning; nearly 75 percent have a vehicle (31 percent have two or more); and 42 percent of poor households actually own their own homes. Kristina MurrayKristina Murray extensive work experience that varies from programming to PR, I have come to learn that my passion is in digital transformations, digital business development and digital strategy. The analysis of data to improve an online position for any company is what drives me. – Digital Business Development / Strategy – Social networking strategy. – Digital advertising – E-Comercio

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