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Republicans have begun to talk about poverty, an issue that has largely been dormant for at least two decades in GOP political circles. The intellectual muscle behind Its quiet resurgence is largely attributed to one person: Arthur Brooks. He has the ear of every potential Republican presidential candidate and is trying to change the way the party thinks about poverty and poor people.

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The Housing First philosophy threatens to distract us from the solutions that would most effectively address other important needs.

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Covering a story about society and culture? Here’s the latest from AEI’s Society and Culture experts.

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One major challenge facing lower-income men, women, and their children is that they are less likely to benefit from the social and economic advantages associated with growing up within or being a member of a stable, married family

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With the latest edition of the National Mortgage Risk Index (NMRI) showing that bad practices are coming back, the Wealth Building Home Loan is a safer alternative to the traditional 30-year mortgage.

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What was it about Christmas that brought temporary relief to the city’s overstretched, billion-dollar shelter system? Family.

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Supplemental Security Income

The Supplemental Security Income program needs greater focus on improving the life outcomes of children with disabilities, rather than simply meeting their material needs.

 

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Improving education isn’t simple. But four new talks from leading educational leaders and public intellectuals shed light on why it is vital to rethink how we do education reform and why we do it.

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Former Director of Michigan Department of Human Services Maura Corrigan joins AEI as visiting fellow.

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Today, despite the country’s being wealthier than ever, more Americans than ever before are seeking out and accepting means-tested entitlement benefits. Of the many problems with America’s welfare state, perhaps the most pernicious is the damage it is doing to the national character.

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