Tag Archives: Economic Opportunity

The New Republic: Opinion: Dean Starkman: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

Rich & Poor The New Republic: Opinion: Dean Starkman: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap It is true that even since the American civil rights movement that even though African-Americans are doing better than they were pre-civil rights that they still … Continue reading

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Economist’s View: Opinion: Daniel Little: Economic Institution’s and Democratic Equality

Opportunity Society This post is an excellent opportunity to layout what President Bill Clinton and other liberal New Democrats in the 1990s and to a certain extent today call the ‘Opportunity Society. Building a society where most if not all … Continue reading

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The Economist: Editorial Board- Inequality in America: How to be a True Progressive

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’ve mentioned before that I do not qualify as a Progressive, at least from today’s popular definition of it, someone who believes in using government to make society better and fairer … 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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Quartz: Opinion: Josh Freedman: “Big Business Isn’t Investing in People Anymore, so Big Government Has to”: The Role of Government in a Liberal Democracy

Big business isn’t investing in people anymore, so big government has to – Quartz. What Josh Freedman was talking about in his blog was basically turning America into a Swedish style welfare-state. Where the only thing Americans would be able … Continue reading

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New York Times: Economix- Annie Lowry- “Ending Poverty by Giving the Poor Money”: Empowering People to Get Themselves Out of Poverty

  Source: The New York Times: Economix-Annie Lowrie- Ending Poverty By Giving The Poor Money If you got a population in your country that can’t financially afford to take care of themselves. They simply do not make enough money to afford … Continue reading

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Economics For Public Policy: Miles Corak: “Income Inequality, Equality of Opportunity, and Intergenerational Mobility”: Why Equality of Opportunity is Necessary to Reduce Poverty

Income Inequality, Equality of Opportunity, and Intergenerational Mobility | Economics for public policy. The whole so-called income inequality debate again a term I do not believe in. Has two solutions to what I call the income gap rather than income … Continue reading

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