Tag Archives: Poverty

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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Brookings Institution: Center on Children and Families: Ron Haskins: $2 a Day, A More Complete Picture: The Next Stage of Welfare Reform

Source: Brookings Institution: Center on Children and Families: Ron Haskins: $2 a Day, A More Complete Picture: The Next Stage of Welfare Reform I agree with Ron Haskins here that when today’s Progressives say that Americans in poverty only live … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Jamie Holmes: ‘Why Can’t More People Escape Poverty?’

Source:The New Republic– Poverty in America? Source:The New Republic: Opinion- Jamie Holmes: ‘Why Can’t More People Escape Poverty?’ “During this week’s Congressional Black Caucus special order hour on “Lifting Americans Out of Poverty”, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries’ explained the base causes … Continue reading

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New America: Ed Central: Alice McCarthy: America’s Job Training System: Better Than You Think

New America: Ed Central: Mary Alice McCarthy: America’s Job Training System: Better Than You Think This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger There are plenty parts of the Federal budget that I would like to cut … Continue reading

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New America Foundation: Video: The Shot: Reniqua Allen: Civil Rights in Present Day

Erik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The 1968 Fair Housing Law was one of the best acts of the civil rights … Continue reading

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The Economist: Video: Poverty’s New Address in America

Poverty's new address in America – YouTube. Poverty is everywhere in America and the real question is what to do about it

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Washington Post: Opinion- Harold Meyerson- Washington City Council Stands For Fair Wages and Against Wal-Mart: The Benefits of The Minimum-Wage & Job-Training

The Washington Post: Opinion- Harold Meyerson- Washington City Council Stands For Fair Wages and Against Wal-Mart I like this move involving Wal-Mart that the Washington City Council made for these reasons. Washington is already one of the most expensive and … 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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