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Today on Your Call: Media coverage of the War on Poverty + journalists in Egypt
On today's Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll talk about coverage of the 50th year anniversary of Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty. We’ll be joined by Sasha Abramsky, freelance journalist and author of The American Way of Poverty. We’ll also speak with former poverty correspondent for The Nation, Greg Kaufman. And we’ll discuss the latest news from Egypt with Jadaliyya's Adel Iskander. Where did you see the best reporting this week? Join the conversation and call-in with your questions on your Call, with Malihe Razazan and you.
Sasha Abramsky, freelance journalist; and author of The American Way of Poverty; and Breadline USA
Greg Kaufman, is the former poverty correspondent for The Nation and a contributor to BillMoyers.com
Adel Iskandar, scholar of Arab studies at Georgetown University; journalist with Jadaliyya; and author of Egypt In Flux: Essays on an Unfinished Revolution
Moyers & Company: A Journalist Signs Off to Go Fight Poverty
Jadaliyya: Adel Iskandar
The Nation: Why We Need a New War on Poverty
NY Times: Progress in the War on Poverty
Time Magazine: Conservatives Say War on Poverty Failed
American Radio Works: War on Poverty: From the Great Society to the Great Recession
Stanford Daily: Stanford scholars reveal 22 percent of CA residents in poverty