Tag Archives: Earned Income Tax Credit

Slate: Opinion: Matthew Yglesias: Work-Ethic and The Welfare State

Slate: Opinion: Matthew Yglesias: Work-Ethic and The Welfare State This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger This is the real debate we should be having when it comes to poverty in America. How to encourage people … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Video: Robert Moffitt: Questions About EITC’s Role in the Safety Net

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The whole point of the Earned Income Tax Credit which was signed into law by Richard Nixon or Gerald Ford, hardly Socialists, or even Liberals, was to encourage … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Opinion: Ron Haskins: Making Work Pay Again This Time For Men: How to Encourage Low-Income Adults to Work

Making Work Pay Again—This Time for Men | Brookings Institution. I believe this is pretty simple that if you want people to work especially low-skilled adults. And you rather have them working and have an opportunity to succeed in life … Continue reading

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