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Conservable Economist: Timothy Taylor- Twenty Years Since The Welfare Reform of 1996: The Next Stage of Welfare to Work

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Conservable Economist: Timothy Taylor- Twenty Years Since The Welfare Reform of 1996: The Next Stage of Welfare to Work Tim Taylor, makes some great points about the timing that Welfare … Continue reading

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The American Prospect: Opinion- Sasha Abramsky- “Sharing The Wealth”: Why Expanding Economic Freedom is Better

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I’ve been asked several times why I’m a Liberal and what it means to be a Liberal, to define Liberal, define liberalism. And I give the same answers to all … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Mike Conrad- America’s Anti-Liberal Myth: Why Democrats Learned The Wrong Less From 1984

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Just correct some of the things that Mike Conrad said. Walter Mondale lost badly in 1984 to Ronald Reagan winning just one state and just over forty-percent of the popular … Continue reading

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The American Prospect: Opinion- Robert Kuttner: ‘The Libertarian Delusion’

Source: The New Democrat Plus Just to start off about the so-called free market and if we’re going to talk about the free market we might as well talk about Santa Clause since neither one of them exists. As much as … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- Leighton Akio Woodhouse- These Motel Rooms Are The Last Resort For Families Without Homes

The Nation: Opinion- Leighton Akio Woodhouse- These Motel Rooms Are the Last Resort For Families Without Homes This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I saw a HBO documentary back in the summer of 2010 about families … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Institute: Next New Deal- Richard Kirsch- The Politics of Responsibility

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus If I was advising for Hillary Clinton, which might be a scary thought for both her and me, because I don’t have a lot of respect for her as a … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: E.J. Dionne- A Conversation With House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi- Strengthening The Financial Security of America’s Working Families

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Infrastructure investment, a national energy policy, education and job training for our low-skilled adults and low-income students, immigration reform and expanding trade to sell more American products oversees as they … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- Paul Krugman- Inequality is a Drag: How to Expand Economic Freedom For Everyone

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you are familiar with my blogging you know that I’m not a redistributionist in the sense that I believe the way to close the wealth and income gaps in America … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- Mike Konczal & Bryce Covert- “The Real Solution to Wealth Inequality”: How About a Better Approach Instead

Out of the Closet Socialist This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Before I explain why I disagree with the wealth redistribution argument when it comes to the income and wealth gaps in America. I’m first going to … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: Bryce Covert: We’re Arresting Poor Mothers For Our Own Failures: How Welfare to Work Should Work

The Nation: Opinion: Bryce Covert: We’re Arresting Poor Mothers For Our Own Failures I actually agree with Bryce Covert that if we are going require Welfare mothers (for lack of a better term) single mothers on Welfare to work which … Continue reading

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