Tag Archives: Poverty

Economic Policy Journal: David Gordon- A Libertarian Argument for the Welfare State

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Economic Policy Journal: David Gordon- A Libertarian Argument for the Welfare State Left-Libertarian, would be a solid way to describe my own politics I believe. I prefer Liberal or even … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: Rebecca Vallas & Melissa Boteach- Paul Ryan Just Accidentally Made a Great Case for Raising the Minimum Wage

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Nation: Opinion: Rebecca Vallas & Melissa Boteach- Paul Ryan Just Accidentally Made a Great Case for Raising the Minimum Wage Am I missing something here, or has The Nation … 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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Liberty Pen: John Stossel: Starr Parker, ‘The Lie of The Left’: Give Me a Break!

Liberty Pen: John Stossel: Starr Parker, 'The Life of The Left': Give Me a Break! “The Lie of The Left”, not sure which Left Starr Parker is referring to. Because it is a very large political faction of people in … Continue reading

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American Enterprise Institute: Video: Arthur Brooks: “Why America’s Best Interests Lie Within The Conservative Heart

. Arthur Brooks, the President of the center-right conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute, here in Washington, has a new book called The Conservative Heart. The basic point is how conservative policies can help people in poverty move up and … 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 American Mind: Video: Charles Kesler Interviewing William Voegeli on Liberal Bullshit

. It took nine minutes into this interview to figure out exactly what these two guys were getting at. And I’m not sure I have, but this is the best idea that I have at what they are getting at. … Continue reading

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