Tag Archives: Poverty in America

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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Woodrow Wilson Center: James Patterson- Freedom is Not Enough: The Moynihan Report

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Woodrow Wilson Center: James Patterson- Freedom is Not Enough: The Moynihan Report What I take from Freedom is Not Enough from the James Patterson book is that freedom is not … 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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C-SPAN: President Bill Clinton’s Welfare Reform Press Statement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus The 1996 Welfare to Work Law, I believe is the best part of the Clinton Presidency. Along with moving the Democratic Party back to the Center-Left and making it a … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Graham K. Brown and Arnim Langer: Lessons From Affirmative Action Around The World

Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Graham K. Brown and Arnim Langer: Lessons From Affirmative Action Around the World This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress Imagine fifty-years ago when the U.S. Government under the Johnson Administration had a … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig- “The Economist Magazine is Wrong About Welfare’s Impact on Family”: Why People on Welfare Should Be Encouraged to Work

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus As far as disability insurance, if you are physically and mentally able to working, meaning you don’t suffer from some physical or mental condition that makes it hard if not … Continue reading

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