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Op-Ed: Welfare often helps rather than corrupts the poor

A common view of welfare is that it corrupts the poor and creates a culture of dependency that needs to broken by cutting off benefits and forcing the poor to find jobs and break their addiction to welfare.

UN investigates UK Govt. over human rights welfare reform abuses

The United Nations plans to visit the UK to investigate whether Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith's welfare reforms have caused harmful and systematic abuses of disabled people's human rights, The Independent reports.

Op-Ed: Welfare reform is greatly needed in the U.S.

Our nation needs a welfare system that people will benefit from, not chain them to the system of which they can never escape. A revised system created of four branches could correct, accelerate and improve the process by doing just a few simple things.

Op-Ed: Cuts to social programs swell ranks of Canada's homeless

Ottawa - A recent report on homelessness in Canada by the Canadian Homelessness Research Network (CHRN) and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness shows the extent of the problem within Canada including statistics.

UK Food poverty could become human rights issue warns UN watchdog

In recent years the UK has seen a sharp rise in the numbers of its citizens relying on food banks but a leading United Nations official has warned today that such reliance could become a human rights issue.

Op-Ed: Romney lies about Democrat change to work/welfare program

Republican nominee for president Mitt Romney remains on the campaign trail and in a speech in Iowa Wednesday falsely accused President Obama on welfare reform. Romney claimed that an Obama plan has “removed the requirement of work from welfare."
 

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