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American Enterprise Institute: Welfare Reform- Why? 1976

Source:The New Democrat “May 20, 1976: This AEI Round Table brings together four experts to discuss whether major modifications are needed in the American public welfare system. Why have welfare costs skyrocketed in recent years? Do these rising costs prove … Continue reading

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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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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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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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AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- Reward Work

Source: AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- Reward Work I like James Pethokoukis ideas that he listed as far as not only the Earned Income Tax Credit which along with Welfare to Work are two of the best anti-poverty programs ever created, but … 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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The American Mind: Video: Charles Kesler Interviewing Chris DeMuth: Talking About What Became Welfare Reform

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger What they are essentially talking about is what became known as the Welfare Reform Act of 1996 that was a bipartisan bill in Congress between Democrats and Republicans … Continue reading

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