Tags Poverty & Social Welfare

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Rich Earn Wealth Slashing Prices for the Poor

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE The Albrecht family of Germany is one of the richest in the world. They earned their wealth from innovations in price-slashing for European grocery...

Government Assets Fall Apart

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE A recent New York Times article described the wretched management of New York City’s public housing. The main problem highlighted is a common one...

Causes of Wealth Inequality

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders continue to blast wealth inequality. But the twin leftists seem oblivious that wealth inequality may reflect...

Progressives’ Financial Inclusion Agenda Is Likely to Backfire

DIEGO ZULUAGA, CATO INSTITUTE In a recent op-ed for CNN, Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) suggests a plan for improving the financial inclusion of minority households. She...

Sanders Feels the Bern on Hourly Wage Demands

RYAN BOURNE, CATO INSTITUTE You really couldn’t script it. Faced with campaign staff complaining their hourly wages are too low, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT), he...

Federal Subsidies Spur Massive Fraud

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE One of the problems with federal hand-out programs is that individuals take advantage of them and scam artists outright loot them....

Are Child-Care Subsidies Actually “Good For The Economy”?

RYAN BOURNE, CATO INSTITUTE Commentators are already implying Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s new universal child-care plan will be “good for the economy.” Moody’s Analytics reckons subsidies will induce...

The State of the New German Minimum Wage

RYAN BOURNE, CATO INSTITUTE Germany introduced a new economy-wide minimum wage for the first time in 2015, at a relatively high rate of €8.50 ($9.67...

DC Private Schooling: A Portrait in Diversity?

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE Private schools are the preserves of rich, white people, and if they weren’t around education would be more racially integrated. That’s...

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BY ALLEN WEST “Useful idiots” is a phrase attributed to Vladimir Lenin, who supposedly used it to describe communist sympathizers in Western Civilization. It is a...

Romanian Churches Request Full Court Review

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LIBERTY COUNSEL ORLANDO, FL -- Online news sources and blogs are republishing unsourced and fabricated fake news regarding Liberty Counsel in an article about nonprofit...

ALLEN WEST: Lyndon Johnson’s Failed ‘Great Society’

— THE REAL Problem Plaguing the Blacks Today Video was first posted at CNSNews.com. Used with the permission of the author. Lt. Col. Allen B. West is...