Articles tagged with poverty

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Marshall Steinbaum

Capital in the Twenty-First Century raised important questions about inequality that the Ivory Tower would rather ignore.

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Anke Hassel

Basic income is a seductive poison that would benefit the margins of society at the expense of the middle class and immigrants.

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Brishen Rogers

Each week, another magazine, book, or think tank sketches a dystopian near-future in which automation renders workers unnecessary. Is a basic income the solution?

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The Undercommons

A basic income that supplemented existing welfare structures could make everyone safer while ending the most pernicious forms of policing.

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Paul Niehaus Michael Faye

Recipients of basic income continue to work, spend less on vice, and are able to invest in long-term plans.

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Marshall Steinbaum

Two new books argue that the student debt crisis is a media myth. But they ignore the exploitation of disadvantaged students by for-profit colleges.

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Erik Loomis

States are stealing from orphans to pad their budgets. And it's legal.

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Elizabeth Anderson

How did we come to view social insurance as socialist?

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Mike Konczal

Local government can't fix our problems. Only big government can.

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Claude S. Fischer

Cities are now playgrounds for the rich, with the poor forced into suburbs.