Tag Archives: Economic Opportunity

The Fiscal Times: Opinion: Mark Thoma: Are Calls for Wealth Redistribution Based on Envy or Justice?: How to Expand Economic Opportunity in America

Money, Money, Money The Fiscal Times: Opinion: Mark Thoma: Are Calls For Income Redistribution Based on Envy or Justice? Wealth or income redistribution, it depends on how you define it because government at all levels does it all the time … Continue reading

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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 much better than they were pre-civil rights that they … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Joseph E. Stiglitz: Inequality is Not Inevitable: How to Expand Economic Opportunity For All

Wall Street New York Times: Opinion: Joseph E. Stiglitz: Inequality is Not Inevitable As I’ve made this point on this blog before comparing the Scandinavian economies with the United States simply does not work. You would be better off comparing … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion: America is Coming to Terms With its Racial Past- Let’s Look Forward Instead

Poverty in America When it comes to reparations for African-Americans I have one which I believe obvious yet important question that comes to mind. Yet even though it is obvious the people who are in the pro-reparations group regardless of … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion: Robert Reich: “American Capitalism is in Crisis”: Liberal Capitalism vs. Social Capitalism

alternet.orgSource: (via Robert Reich: American Capitalism is Broken | Alternet) There are a lot of so-called Progressives in America who are really are what would be called Social Democrats or Socialists in Canada or Europe that argue that “Canada and Europe … Continue reading

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Economist’s View: 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 Week: Opinion: Shikha Dalmia: Affirmative Action is Doomed: Here’s What Progressives Can do About it

Pro-Affirmative Action Rally The Week: Opinion: Shikha Dalmia: Affirmative Action is Doomed: Here’s What Progressives Can do About it Ederik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- David Brooks- The Opportunity Coalition

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat I like where David Brooks went with his column today and what I like most about being a blogger, the ability to read so much in one day and then be … Continue reading

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