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Helping the Poor: A Few Modest Proposals

- Abstract

The nation is faced with some critical social pathologies that are not going to be solved or even much changed by a continuation of present policies. Policies can be devised that plausibly will have large positive effects. But each of them entails a major

About the Author

Charles Murray is the W.H. Brady scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and the author most recently of In Our Hands: A Plan to Replace the Welfare State (2006). This article has been adapted from a presentation at the annual Herzliya Conference in Israel in January.