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First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Mona Charen: Real women vote Democrat — or do they?

“The conservative minds of the Heritage Foundation have found a way for Republicans to shrink the gender gap: They need to persuade more women to get their MRS degrees.” So wrote the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank about a panel that featured Mollie Hemingway, ... [Published Opelousas Daily World - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Brookings Today, 4/8/14

A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.Mortality and retirement benefits. Barry Bosworth and Kathleen Burke find a positive impact of differential mortality on altering the distribution of lifetime benefits in favor of higher income ... [Published Brookings Institution - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Real Women Vote Democrat, or Do They?

"The conservative minds of the Heritage Foundation have found a way for Republicans to shrink the gender gap: They need to persuade more women to get their MRS degrees." So wrote the Washington Post's Dana Milbank about a panel that featured Mollie Hemingway, ... [Published Creators.Com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Is the Marriage Gap Driving Inequality? David Blankenhorn Interviews Lawrence Mead

"...if you wanted to identify the single biggest threat to maintenance of a broad middle class society you would pick the absolute disintegration of family structure among 50-60 percent of what used to be blue collar America..."In this episode of The ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

We Can Liberate The Poor From Poverty In America, Forever

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) cleared away the debris from failed federal poverty programs, leaving the field fertile for promising reforms, with his House Budget Committee Report on the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty. (The ... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s Tax-Credit Boost Plan Refocuses Poverty Debate: Economy

Policy makers on both sides of the partisan divide, from Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew to Mitt Romney ’s economic adviser Glenn Hubbard , favor expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit . This rare harmony holds the potential to reshape the debate on bridging ... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 04 2014 - Updated Mar 04 2014 - 1 reports

Should we extend EITC to childless workers?

Jason Furmans says yes , here is one bit: Looking back at the history of poverty and the tax code in the last several decades reveals some important lessons for expanding opportunity and combating poverty going forward, including the value of having ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Mar 04 2014]
First reported Jan 28 2014 - Updated Jan 28 2014 - 1 reports

Poverty and Opportunity: Begin with Facts

As usual, on the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty Washington has fallen into partisan bickering over whether it was successful. Most Republicans say it was a bust and most Democrats say it was a smashing success. The truth is that the War on Poverty ... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Jan 28 2014]
First reported Jan 24 2014 - Updated Jan 24 2014 - 1 reports

Brooks: Saving a generation takes a generation

Over the past decade we’ve had a rich debate on how to expand opportunity for underprivileged children. But we’ve probably made two mistakes.First, we’ve probably placed too much emphasis on early education. Don’t get me wrong. What happens in the early ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jan 24 2014]
First reported Jan 23 2014 - Updated Jan 23 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Is Wrong: Income Mobility Has Not Declined Over the Past 50 Years

White HouseIn December, in a speech at the Center for American Progress, President Barack Obama asserted that "we’ve seen diminished levels of upward mobility in recent years," further declaring that "a dangerous and growing inequality and lack of upward ... [Published REASON Online - Jan 23 2014]
First reported Jan 08 2014 - Updated Jan 09 2014 - 1 reports

Marco Rubio Announces Anti-Poverty Agenda

On the fiftieth anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty, in the second floor Capitol room named after him, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), presented the conservative rebuttal—and laid the groundwork for his own presidential campaign. He ... [Published Swampland - Jan 08 2014]
First reported Jan 08 2014 - Updated Jan 08 2014 - 1 reports

Another War We Can’t Win?

Derek Thompson  marks  the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson’s war on poverty, blaming the problem’s stickiness in part on the rise of the single-parent household: The poverty rate among married couples is quite low: 6 percent. The poverty rate ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jan 08 2014]

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Mona Charen: Real women vote Democrat — or do t... [Published Opelousas Daily World - Apr 11 2014]
Brookings Today, 4/8/14 [Published Brookings Institution - Apr 08 2014]
Real Women Vote Democrat, or Do They? [Published Creators.Com - Apr 03 2014]
Is the Marriage Gap Driving Inequality? David B... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 31 2014]
We Can Liberate The Poor From Poverty In Americ... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 24 2014]
Obama’s Tax-Credit Boost Plan Refocuses Poverty... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 11 2014]
Should we extend EITC to childless workers? [Published Marginal Revolution - Mar 04 2014]
Poverty and Opportunity: Begin with Facts [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Jan 28 2014]
Brooks: Saving a generation takes a generation [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jan 24 2014]
Obama Is Wrong: Income Mobility Has Not Decline... [Published REASON Online - Jan 23 2014]
Marco Rubio Announces Anti-Poverty Agenda [Published Swampland - Jan 08 2014]
Another War We Can’t Win? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jan 08 2014]
Will Raising Minimum Wage Lift Low-Income Famil... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Dec 02 2013]
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Should we extend EITC to childless workers? [Published Marginal Revolution - Mar 04 2014]
Jason Furmans says yes , here is one bit: Looking back at the history of poverty and the tax code in the last several decades reveals some important lessons for expanding opportunity and combating poverty going forward, including the value of having ...
Poverty and Opportunity: Begin with Facts [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Jan 28 2014]
As usual, on the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty Washington has fallen into partisan bickering over whether it was successful. Most Republicans say it was a bust and most Democrats say it was a smashing success. The truth is that the War on Poverty ...
Marco Rubio Announces Anti-Poverty Agenda [Published Swampland - Jan 08 2014]
On the fiftieth anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty, in the second floor Capitol room named after him, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), presented the conservative rebuttal—and laid the groundwork for his own presidential campaign. He ...
Another War We Can’t Win? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jan 08 2014]
Derek Thompson  marks  the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson’s war on poverty, blaming the problem’s stickiness in part on the rise of the single-parent household: The poverty rate among married couples is quite low: 6 percent. The poverty rate ...
Will Raising Minimum Wage Lift Low-Income Famil... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Dec 02 2013]
Action to raise the federal minimum wage level of $7.25/hour is stalled in Congress, yet localities and states from the Seattle area to New Jersey are raising their own minimum wage levels in efforts that sometimes have broad, bi-partisan support. ...
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