Wednesday, September 21, 2016

From the Washington Monthly: Which Federal Programs Best Reduce Poverty? As many as 1 in 5 Americans would be in poverty without Social Security and tax credits for the working poor.

A few rants went off on welfare programs. I stumbled on the following article that attempts to measure their effectiveness.

They focus on an alternative measure of poverty, and what it would be if one of nine different federal poverty programs did not exist. The one that is generally called "welfare" is FANF - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.

- Click here for it.

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