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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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Woodrow Wilson Center: James Patterson- Freedom is Not Enough: The Moynihan Report

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Woodrow Wilson Center: James Patterson- Freedom is Not Enough: The Moynihan Report What I take from Freedom is Not Enough from the James Patterson book is that freedom is not … 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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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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VOA News: Janet Weinstein- Activists- Higher US Minimum Wage Still Not High Enough

VOA News: Janet Weinstein- Activists- Higher US Minimum Wage Still Not High Enough The so-called conservative economist in this piece, said something that is simply false and perhaps even insulting to minimum wage workers, that I have to correct, or … 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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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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