Social Policy

Entitlement Programs

John Betar, 102, and his wife Ann, 98, are seen at their home in Fairfield, Connecticut (REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin).


An Old Story About the War On Poverty

February 12, 2014, Ron Haskins

Ron Haskins discusses the positive impacts that the War on Poverty—specifically Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid—has had on the health, life expectancy and poverty rates of the elderly.

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