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The myth of upward mobility

The myth of upward mobility

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It’s time for a 21st century war on poverty

By Makai McClintock

September 8, 2013

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson called for a “Nationwide War” on the sources of poverty, an effort, he proclaimed, that would “strike away the barriers to full participation” in our global society. The initiat...