Tag Archives: Safety Net

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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US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: Why Ending Poverty May Require an Entrepreneurial Approach

US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: Why Ending Poverty May Require an Entrepreneurial Approach I agree with Eric Schnurer that the private sector should be involved in fighting poverty in America. Things like grants and subsidies to train low-income low-skilled adults … Continue reading

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Economist’s View: Opinion: Daniel Little: Economic Institution’s and Democratic Equality

Opportunity Society This post is an excellent opportunity to layout what President Bill Clinton and other liberal New Democrats in the 1990s and to a certain extent today call the ‘Opportunity Society. Building a society where most if not all … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Opinion- Josh Freedman & Michael Lind- The Past and Future of America’s Social Contract

The Atlantic: Opinion- Josh Freedman & Michael Lind- The Past and Future of America’s Social Contract This post was originally posted at The New Democrat When we are talking about the social contract, we should be clear about what are … Continue reading

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The New America Foundation: Blog: Michael Lind: The Next Social Contract, An American Idea For Reform

The Next America Foundation: Blog: Michael Lind: The Social Contract, An American Agenda for Reform This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The social contract means different things to different people and depending on where you … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Video: Tyler Cowen: Tears in America’s Social Safety Net?

Tyler Cowen: Tears in America’s Social Safety Net? – YouTube. The real debate about the safety net in America should be about exactly what is it and what should it be for. Rather than trying to destroy it or end … Continue reading

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New America Foundation: Michael Lind & Joshua Freeman- Renewing the American Social Contract: A New Vision for Improving Economic Security: How to Expand Individual Freedom and Responsibility

[/caption] The New America Foundation: Michael Lind & Joshua Freeman- Renewing the American Social Contract. Reading this report from the New America Foundation goes to highlight the two competing ideological factions in the Democratic Party today. And how we view … Continue reading

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