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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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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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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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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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▶Thom Hartmann: Video: “Welfare Reform is a Gift to WalMart!”

▶ Welfare reform is a gift to Wal-Mart! – YouTube. Welfare to Work works when people on Welfare are able to get themselves a good education and job-training. So they can either leave Welfare to a good job and be … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “TANF Weakening as a Safety Net For Poor Families”: Investing in Low Skilled People to make them Self Sufficient

  TANF Weakening as a Safety Net For Poor Families — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. I’ve been debating with a friend of mine on Facebook. Who’s name I’m not going to release. The last two days about the … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Washington Journal With Brian Lamb- Christopher Hitchens & Richard Brookhiser: In 1996

Source: FRS FreeStates To put it simply, the best way to help poor people move to the middle class and become self- sufficient and not need public assistance for their daily survival, is to give them temporary financial assistance and … Continue reading

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