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Chicago’s 'welfare queen' still colorizes our poverty debate

Chicago’s 'welfare queen' still colorizes our poverty debate

In 1976, as California Gov. Ronald Reagan struggled to gain traction for his first presidential campaign, he told a story to a lunch crowd in North Carolina that would help carry him to the White House four years later.

By then, his often-repeated anecdote would be known famously as his “welfare...

A Look At The Economics Of Ending A Pregnancy

More states have adopted new restrictions on abortion in hopes the Supreme Court will revisit Roe vs. Wade. That could have profound effects on the economic prospects for women seeking abortions.

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