Tag Archives: Low-Skilled Workers

The New America Foundation: New America Weekly- Lara Burt- TANF and Teachers: How Current Policies Are Keeping Single Mothers Down and Out of School

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The New America Foundation: New America Weekly- Lara Burt- TANF and Teachers: How Current Policies Are Keeping Single Mothers Down and Out of School It’s not that TANF or the … Continue reading

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Economist’s View: Opinion- Alan Krueger- The Minimum Wage: How Much is Too Much?

Source: Economist’s View: Opinion- Alan Krueger- The Minimum Wage: How Much is Too Much? Good question, because how is a job where the employee bags groceries, rings up groceries, makes cheeseburgers, cleans up after people, takes orders from customers, worth. … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Center on Children and Families: Ron Haskins: $2 a Day, A More Complete Picture: The Next Stage of Welfare Reform

Source: Brookings Institution: Center on Children and Families: Ron Haskins: $2 a Day, A More Complete Picture: The Next Stage of Welfare Reform I agree with Ron Haskins here that when today’s Progressives say that Americans in poverty only live … Continue reading

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VOA News: Janet Weinstein- Activists- Higher US Minimum Wage Still Not High Enough

VOA News: Janet Weinstein- Activists- Higher US Minimum Wage Still Not High Enough The so-called conservative economist in this piece, said something that is simply false and perhaps even insulting to minimum wage workers, that I have to correct, or … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Jamie Holmes- The Causes of Poverty in America: Why Some Americans Can’t Escape Poverty

Source: The New Republic: Opinion-Jamie Holmes-Why Can’t More People Escape Poverty If you look at why some people do very well in America, professionally, economically and most other things and why some people do well in these areas and why some … Continue reading

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New America: Ed Central: Alice McCarthy: America’s Job Training System: Better Than You Think

New America: Ed Central: Mary Alice McCarthy: America’s Job Training System: Better Than You Think This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger There are plenty parts of the Federal budget that I would like to cut … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Video: Robert Moffitt: Questions About EITC’s Role in the Safety Net

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The whole point of the Earned Income Tax Credit which was signed into law by Richard Nixon or Gerald Ford, hardly Socialists, or even Liberals, was to encourage … Continue reading

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