Michael Kruse’s article is bad journalism, factually and spiritually, but it is simply the latest and sloppiest entry in a growing genre: the new American Gothic.
To bring home a win, the White House and Congress need tax reform. To pass tax reform, they need to ensure middle-class families will meaningfully benefit.
Medicaid’s constant, inexorable growth in state budgets has left less money for education of all types—not least higher education.
This fall, ten states will likely raise their minimum wages, either due to new state labor department regulations or legislation.
A recent study from researchers at the University of Kansas shows that the brain begins building the foundation of language as much as a month before birth.
A new poll suggests some evangelical Christians see poverty as the result of laziness, not due to circumstances. But the reality is more complicated.
Beyond shrinking our overly expanded incarcerated population, bail reform would boost the United States’ stagnating income mobility by reforming a system that traps the poor in poverty.
Stan Brock and his army of volunteers march the country and do what the government is either unable or unwilling to do: improve Americans’ access to health care.
If President Trump wishes to keep his promises to help low-income Americans escape poverty, he should instruct his administration to jettison, rather than expand, non-criminal asset forfeiture.
Embedding poor women with long-acting contraception may produce a generation of poor people who may be worse off, lacking the comforts of family life.
It is a good thing for rational dialogue and eventual progress for leaders like Emmanuel Macron to accidentally tell the truth publicly, even if his unforced truth-telling was incomplete.
It matters if the worker isn’t helped, and is even hurt, by minimum-wage hikes. If there is credible research to support this notion, there’s reason to give your fellow Americans the benefit of the doubt.
I want higher wages for everyone, but raising the minimum wage will not do that.
Researchers discovered that a $1 increase in the minimum wage leads to approximately a 4 to 10 percent increase in the likelihood of any given restaurant folding.
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