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A blueprint for economic mobility

Despite the trend of inflexible partisanship, there is growing pressure from across the political spectrum to raise a national conversation about poverty policy. From The Nation’s #TalkPoverty efforts to spark the candidates to articulate their solutions, to David MacDougal’s New York Times piece calling for a “third way” that is neither blind social budget axing or knee jerk program creation — there is consensus: our current approach is not working.

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