October 29, 2013
How to Cut the Poverty Rate in Half (It’s Easy)

By sending every adult and child $3,000 a year, the government could achieve historic poverty reductions. Think of it as Social Security for all, not just the elderly. 
Read more. [Image: Reuters]

How to Cut the Poverty Rate in Half (It’s Easy)

By sending every adult and child $3,000 a year, the government could achieve historic poverty reductions. Think of it as Social Security for all, not just the elderly. 

Read more. [Image: Reuters]

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    I’m surprised that the Earned Income Tax Credit receives only a passing mention in the article. #1) It’s already in...
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    It would give a much-needed jolt to the economy. This is more or less what Australia did in 2008, the result being that...
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    Hey! $3,000 is my rent for one year!.. but no food, no toiletries, no car.. but my rent is paid.
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    I don’t like it because it’s a very short-term plan, and I know how fast I can (and most certainly would) blow three...
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    An interesting idea for a one-time stimulus, although I’m not sure how poverty would be solved long-term with a single...
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    How to Cut the Poverty Rate in Half (It’s Easy) By sending every adult and child $3,000 a year, the government could...
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