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January 28, 2014
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The War on Poverty lost the political battle

ANN ARBOR — A new University of Michigan analysis challenges the conventional wisdom that President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty failed. In the decade after Johnson declared “unconditional war on poverty,” poverty rates plummeted to reach their historic low of … Continue reading

October 29, 2012
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A New Vision of Democratic Individualism in ‘Awakening to Race’

Jack Turner, UW assistant professor of political science, is the author of “Awakening to Race: Individualism and Social Consciousness in America,” published this month by University of Chicago Press. He answered a few questions about his book for UW Today. … Continue reading