Tag Archives: Low-Skilled Workers

New America: Ed Central: Alice Mary 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

Posted in Economy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

American Enterprise: Opinion: Michael R. Strain: A $4 Minimum Wage Can Get People Back to Work: Why This Would Be a Lousy Idea

American Enterprise Institute: Opinion: Michael R. Strain: A $4 Dollar an Hour Minimum Wage Can Get People Back to Work Rik Schneider on Google+ Sure, you could pay someone $4.00 an hour and that would encourage companies to start hiring … Continue reading

Posted in Economy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brookings Institution: Video: Robert Moffitt: Questions About EITC’s Role in the Safety Net

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The whole point of the Earned Income Tax Credit which was signed into law by Richard Nixon or Gerald Ford, hardly Socialists, or even Liberals, was to encourage … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Commonsense Capitalism: Video: PBS NewsHour: U.S Representative Charles Rangel Debate Dr. Walter Williams on The Minimum Wage

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Sounds to me that whatever spin that Common Sense Capitalism wants to give it, that Representative Rangel was arguing not only in favor of the minimum wage, but … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RT: The Big Picture With Thom Hartmann- ‘America’s Real Welfare Queens’

. Source:The New Democrat The way to get corporations to pay their fair share in taxes, is to have them pay in taxes what they do not pay their low-skilled workers in income that get’s passed down to middle class … Continue reading

Posted in Thom Hartmann | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Liberty Pen: Video: Firing Line With William F. Buckley, Milton Friedman on The Negative Income Tax

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I do not like Milton Friedman’s idea of what he called the Negative Income Tax. Or today what people on both the Left and Right are talking about … Continue reading

Posted in Liberty Pen | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The New York Times: Opinion: Gregory Mankiew: Help The Working Poor, But Share The Burden

New York Times: Opinion: Gregory Mankiew: Help The Working Poor, But Share The Burden This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Gregory Mankiew seems to be arguing in his New York Times column that the best … Continue reading

Posted in War on Poverty | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lew Rockwell: Blog: Ron Paul: Learn a Little Economics

Lew Rockwell: Blog: Ron Paul: Learn a Little Economics This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger If you are talking about raising the minimum wage from $7.25 and hour to 10-12 dollars an hour without any … Continue reading

Posted in War on Poverty | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The New Republic: Opinion: Noam Scheiber: Raising the Minimum Wage Isn’t Just Good Politics: It’s Good Economics

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The New Republic: Opinion: Noam Scheiber: Raising the Minimum Wage Isn’t Just Good Politics: It’s Good Economics There are both good political as well as economic reasons for raising … Continue reading

Posted in Economy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment