LBJ’s War on Poverty: America’s Longest War

A Grain of Salt | ElbyJames
8 min readSep 10, 2018
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“The vast majority of current programs are focused on making poverty more comfortable — giv­ing poor people more food, better shelter, health care, and so forth — rather than giving people the tools that will help them escape poverty.” Matt Cover:

America’s longest running war is nearly in its fifty-fifth year: LBJ’s War on Poverty. The war on poverty has outlasted the Vietnam…

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