In a new video from Prager University, Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute examines America’s war on poverty, welfare programs and the disincentive to work they create.

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The U.S. government has spent trillions of dollars in recent decades attempting to combat poverty, yet the poverty rate has remained virtually unmoved. Why? As social economist Michael Tanner explains, the “War on Poverty” has both discouraged work and ensnared people in hardship. The “War on Poverty,” it turns out, is actually a “War on Work.” In five minutes, learn the truth about government’s counterproductive efforts to eliminate poverty.

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The War on Work (Prager University)