Adam Crain

The Great Debate over Poverty

Jobs & Economy
March 16, 2017

Adam Crain

Since the 1970’s, billions of people worldwide have been lifted out of poverty because of the free-market engine enabling upward mobility. But what about right here at home? How do we help those who struggle economically?

Arthur C. Brooks, President of American Enterprise Institute and featured guest at next week’s Conversation and Dinner in Columbia, explains that while the desire to alleviate poverty is shared across the political spectrum, agreeing about how to alleviate poverty distinguishes ideologies.