Welfare

Paid Parental Leave Is Fueling Sweden's Start-Up Boom
August 25, 2015

The birthplace of Spotify and Skype is the number-two tech hub in the world, after Silicon Valley. Is the strong welfare system responsible?

Why Social Security Is a Success, in Four Charts
August 14, 2015

Happy birthday to America's biggest and best welfare program.

Stop Calling Bernie Sanders a Socialist
April 30, 2015

The Vermont senator is a "democratic socialist"—and yes, there's a difference.

In Wisconsin, Food Assistance Is No Longer Free
April 02, 2015

If you're single without kids in Wisconsin, you're going to have to work for your food stamps. 

Republicans Want to Gut Our Most Effective Welfare Program
March 17, 2015

And they're using "states' rights" as an excuse.

What Some Conservatives Call Kids Now: "Human Capital"
February 20, 2015

Human capital is a terrible term that no one should use, especially for children.

Red States' New Tax on the Poor: Mandatory Drug Tests for Welfare Recipients
February 09, 2015

And yet, from public school to Social Security, all of us are on some kind of welfare.

Pick-Up Artists and Pro-Family Conservatives Agree: Women Only Marry for Money
February 05, 2015

The similarities between these groups are frightening.

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