Teach for America plays a crucial role in providing a never-ending supply of disposable teachers for KIPP and the other corporate welfare charter reform schools that are so popular among the cultural sterilization advocates and the vampires of Wall Street. Show More Summary
“NEOLIBERALISM WORKS:” Mickey Kaus reminds us that Welfare Reform succeeded.
In his blog earlier today, Fraser Nelson argues: ‘The UK jobs miracle is happening mainly due to radical welfare reform – the type Labour ducked in office..Under Labour, record numbers… Continue reading The post Why Fraser Nelson is wrong about a jobs ‘miracle’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Iain Duncan Smith’s speech today setting out the moral mission behind his welfare reforms (his series of interventions doing this was previewed in the Spectator at the start of this year)… Continue reading The post Even Iain Duncan Smith’s critics can’t reject his welfare reforms appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
I’m in a rush this afternoon, so here’s Peter Robinson’s interview last night on the odd impasse over the package of Welfare Reforms… (IMHO, he might have been better advised to stick mostly to the subject rather than pulling in distractions over nuclear options…)
Governor Nathan Deal yesterday named 20 people to the new Child Welfare Reform Council. For the remainder of the year, the panel will examine the Department of Family and Children’s Services and consider how the agency’s functions might be improved, especially as it relates to foster care. In naming the members, the Governor said, With […]
You don't have to take sides in the tug of war between the DUP and Sinn Féin to acknowledge there's plenty of politics being played over the stalled introduction of welfare reform. Edwin Poots has told the Nolan Show that, given theShow More Summary
Fifty-nine percent said welfare reform — not a wage hike — would best cut income inequality.
Labour has opposed every welfare reform proposed by the Coalition Government at Westminster including changes that now prevent people on much better than average salaries (£60,000 plus) being able to claim child benefit, for example....Show More Summary
Gov. Paul LePage is putting forward a slate of reforms that would likely make life more difficult for the state's poor residents. The post Maine’s Governor Unveils ‘Tough Love’ Welfare Reform Proposals appeared first on ThinkProgres...
AP has a piece in WaPo that pretend that two most voracious advocacy groups for corporate welfare charters represent research groups: Center for Education Reform and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. In pointing out that...Show More Summary
Lauren Rankin points out over at TPM Cafe that welfare reform, like the kind that Paul Ryan has championed, has actually hurt women the most.
Will Universal Credit ever become universal and will the lowest paid still face an effective tax rate of a sometimes outrageous 76 per cent? Iain Duncan Smith took a grilling over… Continue reading The post Iain Duncan Smith ties himself into universal knots over welfare reform appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Let the good times roll
Paul Ryan says 1990s welfare reform was a major success. Here's how it's failed on almost every metric. The post The Massive Policy Failure That Paul Ryan Wants To Emulate appeared first on ThinkProgress.
On Monday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the House Budget Committee Chair, released a report that criticized the failures of the federal war on poverty in what was viewed as preview of the welfare reform that will be in the House GOP budget. Show More Summary
Another "welfare reform" plan from Ryan that will be about as effective as his washing clean dishes. Rep. Paul Ryan, that Republican "wonk" who has a really hard time making his numbers add up in his budgets, is now out with a report in which he's trying to make friends with the "47 percent" by dismantling the social safety net. Show More Summary
By Andrew Staub | PA Independent The secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare is confident the federal government will grant the state a waiver for Healthy PA Medicaid reform. For the sake of Pennsylvania taxpayers, Beverly Mackereth better be right. Show More Summary
Three days have now passed since the Archbishop of Westminster (soon to be Cardinal), Vincent Nichols, plunged the government into a bitter row over its welfare reforms and the spectre of starvation. So far the Coalition response has been muted, despite a fine article by the Prime Minister in the Telegraph on Wednesday. Yet this [...]
What The Guardian and its writers appear to understand about the Christian Church could be written on the back of a postage stamp – with space to spare. Proof positive comes in the form of Andrew Brown's absurd piece entitled "Christian conservatism takes radical position against welfare cuts". Show More Summary