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The New America Foundation: New America Weekly- Lara Burt- TANF and Teachers: How Current Policies Are Keeping Single Mothers Down and Out of School

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The New America Foundation: New America Weekly- Lara Burt- TANF and Teachers: How Current Policies Are Keeping Single Mothers Down and Out of School It’s not that TANF or the … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Staff- As Expected, Affirmative Action Arguments Featured Anthony Kennedy & Antonin Scalia: The End of Affirmative Action?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Staff- As Expected, Affirmative Action Arguments Featured Anthony Kennedy & Antonin Scalia: The End of Affirmative Action? The end of quota set-aside racially and ethnically based affirmative action, … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: President Bill Clinton’s Welfare Reform Press Statement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus The 1996 Welfare to Work Law, I believe is the best part of the Clinton Presidency. Along with moving the Democratic Party back to the Center-Left and making it a … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Hillary Clinton’s FDR Park The Bargain Speech

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Hillary Clinton, finally found her vision and theme for running for President. Which is to create and build an America where all Americans can succeed. Where everyone who plays by … Continue reading

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US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: Why Ending Poverty May Require an Entrepreneurial Approach

US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: Why Ending Poverty May Require an Entrepreneurial Approach I agree with Eric Schnurer that the private sector should be involved in fighting poverty in America. Things like grants and subsidies to train low-income low-skilled adults … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Graham K. Brown and Arnim Langer: ‘Lessons From Affirmative Action Around The World’

Source:The New Democrat “Americans tend to think of affirmative action as a uniquely American institution: an outgrowth of the civil rights movement, intended primarily to improve economic opportunities for African Americans, who have continued to face obstacles to equality long … Continue reading

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The New Democrat Coalition: U.S. Representative Ron Kind: The American Prosperity Agenda

The New Democrat Coalition: U.S. Representative Ron Kind: American Prosperity Agenda This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress There’s a faction in the Democratic Party that I’m and this blog is part of that I believe … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig- “The Economist Magazine is Wrong About Welfare’s Impact on Family”: Why People on Welfare Should Be Encouraged to Work

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus As far as disability insurance, if you are physically and mentally able to working, meaning you don’t suffer from some physical or mental condition that makes it hard if not … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Jal Mehta- Why American Education Fails

Source: Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Jal Mehta- Why American Education Fails For the United States to succeed long-term and for us to ever get our poverty rate down to at least a more competitive level with our developed competitors, instead of twice … Continue reading

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New America Foundation: Michael Lind & Joshua Freeman- Renewing the American Social Contract: A New Vision for Improving Economic Security: How to Expand Individual Freedom and Responsibility

[/caption] The New America Foundation: Michael Lind & Joshua Freeman- Renewing the American Social Contract. Reading this report from the New America Foundation goes to highlight the two competing ideological factions in the Democratic Party today. And how we view … Continue reading

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