Don’t Go Big, Go Medium?

Economics Ideas and Issues Workers

            New Orleans      Worker mobility is always of interest in the United States, especially when companies are scrambling during the pandemic and post-pandemic labor shortage that is helping fuel worker organizing across the country.  Are workers really making big moves now to expanding job markets, or are we being fed some kind of boosterism …

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Anti-Welfare, Me-First, and Racism Hurting Child Care Credit

DC Politics Economics Education

New Orleans     The child care credit in the Biden stimulus package has been heralded, including by me, as the first significant step in reversing the draconian “end of welfare as we know it” program of former President Clinton.  Experts noted that this child-centered program, providing front end payments on the credit of $300 per month for families …

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