Acton Institute Powerblog New Video Short: How Not to Help the Poor by Brittany Hunter • October 22, 2008 Share this article: Join the Discussion: 1 Comment New from Acton Media, this video short titled “How Not to Help the Poor” discusses the root causes of poverty and how even the best of intentions can go wrong in dealing with and trying to help those in need. Brittany Hunter Related posts It’s Not Enough to Care About ‘The Poor’ Continuing to Remember the Poor Who Really Cares for the Poor? Obama Reparations Radio Interview Begs a Question: Does Wealth Redistribution Actually Help the Poor? Comments Hector Cruz Looks VERY interesting. I’m going to integrate it into my curriculum as a government teacher. Many students have not heard a solid argument against the “benevolence” of government welfare programs.