Posts Tagged progressivism

Against Paul Ryan on Poverty (and socialism, labor, and moral hazard)

Paul Ryan has released a lengthy document decrying how progressive policies have injured the poor, making the well-rehearsed argument that welfare programs encourage people to stay in poverty. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: if people get less welfare the more money they earn through their own labor, then they are incentivized to […]

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MLK (and moral progress, knowledge, biases and cultural diversity)

The Washington Post has recently been indulging its readership in a series of articles proclaiming that a new progressive movement is taking form, and that changing demographics in battleground states suggest that Democratic presidents will become a norm. As a bleeding heart liberal – I was fairly progressive before living in Denmark, but seeing socialist […]

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