Review: The Human Cost of Welfare by Phil Harvey & Lisa Conyers

A review by Hannah Hull There is a great deal of material from the conservative perspective about the failure of welfare, and a great deal from the liberal perspective about the moral imperatives of a safety net for ...

Index of Economic Freedom

After 50 years of war on poverty, it appears there must be a better solution to helping our struggling neighbors than government funded programs.  Recent data supports that people are most prosperous in ...

Modeling Potential Income and Welfare-Assistance Benefits in Illinois

Single Parent with Two Children Household and Two Parents with Two Children Household Scenarios in Cook County, City of Chicago, Lake County and St. Clair County Excerpted from Illinois Policy Institute. Written by ...

Beyond Charity – The Call to Christian Community Development

by John Perkins, 1993   A brief summary with excerpts by James Whitford In Beyond Charity, Dr. John Perkins (founder Christian Community Development Association) calls for the church to exercise solidarity with ...

Review: The Tragedy of American Compassion by Marvin Olasky

A review by James Whitford   Marvin Olasky’s Tragedy of American Compassion is an in depth review of the history of American charity and its contrast to the welfare system. The author begins with a brief ...