Category Archives: Quest to End Poverty

Quest to End Poverty Part 42

Continued:  Governments Role in Reducing Poverty Second they need to get out and focus on incentives to encourage businesses to hire more people.  The role of government is really more one of infrastructure.  Build the roads, utility systems and other pieces so that business can thrive.  Government should drop things like the minimum wage and…
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Quest to End Poverty Part 41

Only together can we hope to build sustainable programs that will work.  I see five divisions of folks that if they were able to work together could make an incredible difference in the lives of people who are experiencing poverty. Government: Since elections happen routinely in this nation at all levels of government we should…
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Quest to End Poverty Part 40

Only Together Only together can we hope to make a sustainable difference.  Great programs often come out of private and social and even government sectors that really can make a difference in people’s lives.  Unfortunately many of those programs are short lived due to changes in funding or change of leadership.  In one community that…
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Quest to End Poverty Part 39

The Game of Life When I was a child my family used to play a game called Life.  It was great fun and was family time well spent.  However, as I have grown older I have learned to despise the message of that game.  The underlying message is that the purpose of life is to…
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