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September 21, 2017
How Struggling Communities Can Help Themselves
Posted By Bob Woodson

“We spent about $22 trillion in the last 50 years on programs that aid the poor,” says Bob Woodson, but much of that money doesn’t go to the poor, it goes to organizations and people who “ask what problems are fundable, not which ones are solvable.”

Bob talks to KCUR radio about he thinks the solution for troubled communities must come from local leaders themselves, not from the federal or state level. Click here to listen to the interview.