Why Welfare Hasn’t Cured Poverty

When President Lyndon Johnson launched his War on Poverty in the 1960s, he pledged to eliminate poverty in America. More than five decades, several welfare programs, and $25 trillion later, the welfare system has utterly failed the poor. The poverty rate remains mostly unchanged, and tens of millions of Americans are dependent on government assistance. […]

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What These 2 Young Reporters Are Learning During Their Summer in DC

On today’s episode of The Daily Signal Podcast, we talk with Daily Signal reporting interns Carmel Kookogey and Kaylee Greenlee about their summer in Washington, D.C. They share highlights from their internships and offer some advice to other college students aspiring to move to our nation’s capital. Also on today’s show: Heritage Foundation intern Abby […]

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College to Pay Students for Violating Their Free Speech Rights

The University of Florida agreed this week to pay a conservative student group $66,000 and amend school policy to allow conservative groups to have access to more financial resources. The Young Americans for Freedom chapter at University of Florida filed a lawsuit against the school in December, alleging it violated students’ First and 14th Amendment rights. […]

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Despite North Korea’s Missile Tests and Diplomatic Snub, Pompeo Holds Out Hope for Renewed Talks

BANGKOK—Brushing aside repeated entreaties from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for a meeting, North Korea was a no-show this week at a diplomatic forum in Bangkok. The snub didn’t deter Pompeo from holding out hope that Pyongyang soon will come back to the table and resume denuclearization talks. From the get-go, North Korea loomed […]

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How Actress Roxann Dawson Achieved Her Own ‘Breakthrough’ on Faith, Hollywood, and Adoption

She has become an in-demand director of popular TV shows, including “This Is Us,” “The Americans,” and “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Science fiction fans know her as Lt. B’Elanna Torres, the Klingon chief engineer during seven seasons of “Star Trek: Voyager.” But Roxann Dawson would rather be known as a mother raising two girls, including one […]

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