In the national elections this year four states: Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska and South Dakota raised their state minimum wage rates above the national rate of $7.25 per hour and, at the same time, elected Republicans to the U.S. 283 more words
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When economist Nicholas Eberstadt called the country “a nation of takers,” there was significant backlash among those on the left. Even President Obama responded, saying that entitlements “do not make us a nation of takers; they free us to take the risks that make this country great.” 444 more words
My article in Magzim.
For richer, for poorer: How family structures economic success in America
Source: American Enterprise Institute
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The standard portrayals of economic life for ordinary Americans and their families paint a picture of stagnancy, even decline, amidst rising income inequality or joblessness.