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War on Poverty: Who's the Enemy?

Politicians and pundits discussing the 50th anniverary of the War on Poverty are pointing fingers in the wrong direction, Gary Stein of Tampa says in his column for the e-magazine Context Florida, Stein, a retired public-health professional turned consumer advocate, says safety-net programs such as SNAP or unemployment are not creating a dependent culture.

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