Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan's Hypocritical War on Government Antipoverty Programs
March 14, 2014

His policies have brought about this anemic recovery and then he uses them to justify further cuts.

Washington is Ignoring Obama's Budget. You Shouldn't.
March 04, 2014

The specific numbers may not matter, but the ideas do.

The New GOP Poverty Efforts Are Impractical, Incoherent, and Inhumane
And they'll also put more kids in poverty
March 04, 2014

Obama's agenda embraces things that work. Paul Ryan's embraces revolutionary chaos.

Paul Ryan's New Report Undermines the Case for His Budget
March 03, 2014

Turns out that underfunding programs makes them less effective. Who knew?

Republicans Suddenly Can't Stop Talking About "Mobility"
Too bad GOP policies are undercutting it
February 19, 2014

The unpleasant truth: When the government keeps slashing its safety net, climbing the economic ladder gets harder. 

Paul Ryan's Being Intellectually Honest. Good For Him.
February 07, 2014

Credit where credit's due: Paul Ryan's showing flashes of an independent mind.

Paul Ryan Says Only the Rich Enjoy the Arts. A New Study Just Proved Him Wrong.
February 05, 2014

A new study analyzed the claim that the NEA only serves the upper crust of society.

Republicans Discover Poverty. Now What?
It's hard to help the little guy when you hate the safety net
January 07, 2014

Taking a lead from Pope Francis, Republicans are suddenly talking about poverty. This would be a good first step: Stop slashing the safety net.

The Budget Deal Is a Win for Democrats
And the GOP doesn't know it yet
December 11, 2013

Republicans think that, in another shutdown, they can make the public focus on other Obama woes. They're wrong.

The Budget Deal Is a Decent One—Unless You're Unemployed
December 11, 2013

The agreement announced Tuesday, however modest, is a step in the right direction.

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