Tag Archives: Poverty in America

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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C-SPAN: U.S. Representative Bernie Sanders on The Earned Income Tax Credit in 1993

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Anyone who actually interested in helping to move people out of poverty in America would be in favor of the Earned Income Tax Credit. Unless you’re an Ayn Randian who … Continue reading

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Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Blog: Judith Solomon: Medicaid at 50: A Critical and Evolving Pillar to U.S. Health Care

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Blog: Judith Solomon: Medicaid at 50: A Critical and Evolving Pillar to U.S. Health Care Medicaid, is a very important health insurance program for people in poverty including the working poor, but also people … 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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CUNY-TV: The Open Mind With Richard Heffner, Mario Cuomo on The Death Penalty and Other Issues, From October, 12, 2011

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus At risk of insulting Mario Cuomo and making Bill O’Reilly look bigger than the rat that he really is, O’Reilly was once asked his position on the death penalty. And … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Governor Mario Cuomo- 1984 DNC Speech: Tale of Two Cities

  Source: The New Democrat Plus The Tale of Two Cities, one city looks like a paradise, perhaps like downtown Washington or New York in the summer time. And the other city looking a place that you would only send your … 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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The Daily Beast: Opinion: John McWharter: America is Still Coming to Terms With its Racial Past- Let’s Look Ahead Instead

Poverty in America When it comes to reparations for African-Americans I have one which I believe obvious yet important question that comes to mind. Yet even though it is obvious the people who are in the pro-reparations group regardless of … Continue reading

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Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion-Terrance Heath- Utah Is Ending Homelessness By Giving People Homes

Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion- Terrance Heath- Utah Is Ending Homelessness By Giving People Homes This post was originally posted at The New Democrat I gotta admit, the Utah approach to deal with homelessness in this country is a hell … Continue reading

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The Real News: Jaisal Noor Interviewing Annelise Orlick- A True War on Poverty Would Place Poor Place Poor People on The Forefront

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I love what Annelise Orleck is talking about here. Which is sending money out of Washington the Federal Government, directly to the communities that the money is intended to serve so … Continue reading

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