While the “safety net” prevents personal, family or community disasters, “rights of citizenship” provide the foundation for society itself
Progressives are scared to call out Capitalism by name just like they stare into the lights when the GOP calls them Socialists.
Our level of indoctrination prevents us from seeing obvious similarities right under our noses. The reality is that most Food stamp scammers share much in common with most of the unfettered capitalists are not much different than food stamp con artists.
Someone recently asked why I, as a workaholic who does almost nothing other than work, supports welfare. I think its a valid question. Short answer:
Jon Stewart did a masterful job of tying the irrationality of Red State Kansas’ laws with its actual reality, a bonafide welfare state.
Many economists are flabbergasted because all the best scholarship on minimum wage shows it does not cost jobs. The CBO provided absolutely no new analysis to refute that. The reality is that the CBO report is overwhelmingly positive on the impacts of raising the minimum wage. 25 million Americans would receive more pay. This will […]