Do Conservatives Have a Poverty Plan?


On Rational Actors, Kevin Glass (Townhall) and Robert VerBruggen (Real Clear Policy) discuss the conservative struggle to come up with an effective anti-poverty agenda. Can Marco Rubio's new policy proposal fill the void? They critique the progressive view of the causes of poverty. Is marriage the best anti-poverty program, or is there a chicken-and-egg problem here? How does abortion figure into the poverty debate? Finally: Will conservatives be serious about poverty in the future?

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