Walter Williams on the ‘War on Poverty’

by Don Boudreaux on July 22, 2009

in Myths and Fallacies, Seen and Unseen, Video

This video by my stellar colleague, Walter Williams, done in 1983, is more timely than ever.  It presents evidence and argument that Lyndon Johnson's "war on poverty" has had awful unintended consequences on the very people that that 'war' was supposed to liberate.


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