Tag Archives: Job Placement

Conservable Economist: Timothy Taylor- Twenty Years Since The Welfare Reform of 1996: The Next Stage of Welfare to Work

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Conservable Economist: Timothy Taylor- Twenty Years Since The Welfare Reform of 1996: The Next Stage of Welfare to Work Tim Taylor, makes some great points about the timing that Welfare … Continue reading

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Eagle Forum: Phyllis Schlafly- Governor Paul LePage Requires Work for Food Stamps

Eagle Forum: Phyllis Schlafly- Governor Paul LePage Requires Work for Food Stamps I have no problem with requiring anyone who receives public assistance to have to look for work, take jobs they’re qualified for and even finish and further their … 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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American Enterprise: Blog: Arthur Brooks & Robert Doar: Welfare Reform And Lessons From The United Kingdom

American Enterprise: Blog: Arthur Brooks & Robert Doar: Welfare Reform And Lessons From The United Kingdom I don’t agree with U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions on much if anything. But C-SPAN was covering the Senate Budget Committee markup yesterday and I … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: Leighton Akio Woodhouse: These Motel Rooms Are The Last Resort For Families Without Homes

The Nation: Opinion: Leighton Akio Woodhouse: These Motel Rooms Are the Last Resort For Families Without Homes I saw a HBO documentary back in the summer of 2010 about families who couldn’t afford apartments even and lost their homes due … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Opinion- Alana Semuels: A Better Way to Help The Long-Term Unemployed

  Source: The Atlantic: Opinion- Alana Semuels: A Better Way to Help The Long-Term Unemployed There are people on public assistance who didn’t even finish high school and now are single parents generally mothers who have very little if any job … 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

The New Republic: Opinion: Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig: The Economist Magazine Is Wrong About Welfare’s Impact on Family As far as disability insurance, if you are physically and mentally able to working, meaning you don’t suffer from some physical or mental … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion: Jeff Spross: “Three Reasons Why Work Requirements For Food Stamps Are a Bad Idea”: Why We Should Encourage Economic Independence Over Government Dependence

The Week: Opinion: Jeff Spross: Three Reasons Why Work Requirements For Food Stamps Are a Bad Idea Here’s a big area where the Democratic Party disagrees. Where the Center-Left liberal New Democrats such as myself, disagrees with the more further … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Matthew Yglesias: Work-Ethic and The Welfare State

Slate: Opinion: Matthew Yglesias: Work-Ethic and The Welfare State This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger This is the real debate we should be having when it comes to poverty in America. How to encourage people … Continue reading

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American Enterprise: Video: Arthur Brooks: Why Conservatives Should Care About Social Justice

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Arthur Brooks talking about creating a positive agenda instead of Republicans just saying what they are against. He’s arguing and has argued that Republicans need to offer what … Continue reading

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