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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 Nation: Opinion- Rebecca Vallas & Melissa Boteach- Paul Ryan: Just Accidentally Made a Great Case for Raising the Minimum Wage

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Am I missing something here, or has The Nation come back down to Planet Earth and finally just left Planet Utopia where there’s no such thing as war, poverty, bigotry, … Continue reading

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CBPP: Commentary: Arloc Sherman: Policymakers Often Overstate Marginal Tax Rates: How to Make Work Pay

Father of the Negative Income Tax CBPP: Commentary: Arloc Sherman: Policymakers Often Overstate Marginal Tax Rates I saw a video this afternoon of President Richard Nixon giving a speech to the country outlining his Welfare reform plan from 1969. In … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Editorial Board: Germany and the Minimum Wage: A Sensible Approach to an Income Floor

German Federal Parliament The New York Times: Editorial Board: Germany and the Minimum Wage More evidence that Germany is not as socialist as it get’s stereotyped. The German Bundestag which is the lower chamber of the German Federal Parliament which … Continue reading

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TruthDig: Opinion: Sonali Kolhatkar: The Year of The Low-Wage Worker: Closing The Income Gap in America

TruthDig: Opinion: Sonali Kolhatkar: The Year of the Low-Wage Worker This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Before you go about addressing the income gap in America or what others call income inequality, you have to … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Video: We Are Subsidizing Low Wage Employers!

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Here’s an idea. Instead of having taxpayers who mostly work in the middle class be forced to subsidize low-income workers for their food, housing and health care, instead … Continue reading

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Campaign For America’s Future: Derek Pugh- Fast Food With A Side Of Poverty, And What It Costs Us: How to Save Tax Payers Money on Public Assistance

Campaign For America’s Future: Derek Pugh- Fast Food With A Side Of Poverty, And What It Costs Us. If you truly want to know what economic freedom is and is about and not just the political slogan. It is really … Continue reading

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▶ The Real News: Video: “Australia Has $16 Minimum Wage and is the Only Rich Country to Dodge the Global Recession”: How to Encourage More People to Work

▶ Australia Has $16 Minimum Wage and is the Only Rich Country to Dodge the Global Recession – YouTube. If you want more people to work especially if they aren’t working and are unemployed. Collecting public assistance but are physically … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Teddy Roosevelt and The Living Wage

Source: Thom Hartmann: Teddy Roosevelt and The Living Wage I don’t think that some right-wingers and business’s understand that it’s in their best interest to pay their employees a living wage and not something that would make them rich or even … Continue reading

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