Mike Konczal

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Name: Mike Konczal
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Catch of the Day: Ted Cruz's 1979 Groundhog Day

For movement conservatives, it’s always 1979. Catch of the Day to Mike Konczal for noting Tail Gunner Ted’s latest :Senator Ted Cruz’s speech crystallized just how disconnected the Republican worldview is today. “Where we are right now is eerily, uncannily, ... [Published Bloomberg - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Economics Daily Digest: The ideas generation

By Tim Price, originally published on Next New DealClick here  to receive the Daily Digest via email.That '70s Show, Starring Ted Cruz ( New Republic )Despite conservatives' tendency to compare Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter, today's economic challenges ... [Published Daily Kos - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

Economics Daily Digest: Do universities make the grade on local impact?

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New DealClick here to receive the Daily Digest via email.What's the Deal: How Can We Grade Universities On Their Local Economic Impact? ( YouTube )Roosevelt Institute Associate Director of Networked Initiatives ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Lesson For April 15: Why Government Can't Replace Charity

Maybe it’s because of the impending tax filing deadline, but we are seeing a sudden spate of muscular defenses of a government safety net against the alleged conservative view that private charity could assist those in need—and replace government.Both ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Does Christianity really prefer charity to government welfare?

The role of private charity versus that of state-sponsored social programs remains a hotly contested issue in right versus left politics, with the right wing typically favoring a heavy or total reliance upon private charity, and the left typically calling ... [Published The Week Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

Economics Daily Digest: The social safety net is popular because it works

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New DealClick here to receive the Daily Digest via email.The One Part of the Charity vs. Social Welfare Argument That Everyone Ignores ( The Week )Building on Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal's ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

The Conservative Fairy Tale About Government

When people tell stories rooted in fantasy, they're called fairy tales. Such was the case last fall when Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) spoke at an anti-poverty forum at the Heritage Foundation . His remarks spun a mythical tale of our nation's past, when kind, ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 3 reports

Economics Daily Digest: Obamacare's big step forward for women

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New DealClick here to receive the Daily Digest via email.The Contraceptive Mandate Finally Leads America Out of the Victorian Era ( Next New Deal )Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Ellen Chesler and Fellow ... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 3 reports

Economics Daily Digest: Public Financing: Compromise Won't Fix Corruption

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New DealClick here to receive the Daily Digest via email.A Promise Cuomo Can Keep ( Albany Times Union )Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Jonathan Soros and Frederick A.O. Schwartz call on New York's Governor ... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 3 reports

E. J. Dionne: Health care's real stakes

WASHINGTON — You never get a second chance to make a first impression. But at the end of this month, the new health care law will get a third chance to make a decent impression — finally.Everyone who believes that reducing economic insecurity requires ... [Published Memphis Commercial Appeal - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Charity Can’t Cut It

by Mike Konczal  tears down  the right-wing trope that private charity can be an adequate substitute for government social insurance, looking at the historical role of the state in building and maintaining America’s safety net:One problem with the conservative ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 3 reports

Economics Daily Digest: The safety net - government = ?

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New DealClick here to receive the Daily Digest via email.The Voluntarism Fantasy ( The Majority Report )Sam Seder speaks with Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal about Mike's new piece in Democracy ... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 20 2014]

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...As Konczal says in his article, the government doesn't "kill private charity. it allows it to fully thrive. ... a public social insurance state gives every individual the security necessary to take risks, which enriches both our economy and our society."

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Catch of the Day: Ted Cruz's 1979 Groundhog Day [Published Bloomberg - 14 hours ago]
Economics Daily Digest: The ideas generation [Published Daily Kos - 20 hours ago]
Economics Daily Digest: The ideas generation [Published Daily Kos - 21 hours ago]
Daily Digest - April 16: The Ideas Generation [Published Next New Deal - Apr 16 2014]
That '70s Show, Starring Ted Cruz [Published The New Republic Online - Apr 15 2014]
Happy Tax Day [Published New Yorker - Apr 15 2014]
Abbreviated pundit round-up: Combating climate ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 14 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Do universities make th... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 11 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Do universities make th... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 11 2014]
Daily Digest - April 11: Do Universities Make t... [Published Next New Deal - Apr 11 2014]
In Crime and Economics, Data Has Its Own Biases [Published Chicago Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Lesson For April 15: Why Government Can't Repla... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]
Grand Central: Financial Stability Concerns Bec... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 10 2014]
Does Christianity really prefer charity to gove... [Published The Week Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Lesson For April 15: Why Government Can't Repla... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 10 2014]
Low Inflation and Structural Illusions (Wonkish) [Published Gnom.es - Apr 09 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: The social safety net i... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 09 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: The social safety net i... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 09 2014]
Daily Digest - April 9: The Social Safety Net i... [Published Next New Deal - Apr 09 2014]
Secondary Sources: Gender Pay Gap, Inflation, S... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 08 2014]
The one part of the charity vs. social welfare ... [Published The Week Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
Buying the Future [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 07 2014]
Levine on Wall Street: Insider Trading 1.0 and 2.0 [Published Bloomberg - Apr 04 2014]
Stressed Banks: What Are They Trying to Tell Us? [Published Epoch Times - Apr 03 2014]
The Conservative Fairy Tale About Government [Published Huffington Post - Apr 02 2014]
The Conservative Fairy Tale About Government [Published Center for American Progress - Apr 02 2014]
The Will To Believe [Published Gnom.es - Apr 02 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Obamacare's big step fo... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 31 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Obamacare's big step fo... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 31 2014]
Daily Digest - March 31: Obamacare's Big Step F... [Published Next New Deal - Mar 31 2014]
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Economics Daily Digest: The ideas generation [Published Daily Kos - 21 hours ago]
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New Deal Click here  to receive the Daily Digest via email. That '70s Show, Starring Ted Cruz ( New Republic ) Despite conservatives' tendency to compare Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter, today's economic ...
Daily Digest - April 16: The Ideas Generation [Published Next New Deal - Apr 16 2014]
Click here  to receive the Daily Digest via email. That '70s Show, Starring Ted Cruz ( New Republic ) Despite conservatives' tendency to compare Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter, today's economic challenges are the opposite of those the U.S. faced ...
Economics Daily Digest: Do universities make th... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 11 2014]
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to receive the Daily Digest via email. What's the Deal: How Can We Grade Universities On Their Local Economic Impact? ( YouTube ) Roosevelt Institute Associate Director ...
Daily Digest - April 11: Do Universities Make t... [Published Next New Deal - Apr 11 2014]
Click here to receive the Daily Digest via email. What's the Deal: How Can We Grade Universities On Their Local Economic Impact? ( YouTube ) Roosevelt Institute Associate Director of Networked Initiatives Alan Smith and NYU student Eugenia Kim ...
Grand Central: Financial Stability Concerns Bec... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 10 2014]
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Thursday, April 10 Sign up for the newsletter:  http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup. Highlights Hilsenrath’s Take: Financial Stability Concerns Becoming Bigger Factor in Fed Debates ...
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