Our tax and welfare policies often penalize marriage, trapping too many people in poverty.
Chris Pope writes.
The political appeal is an economic drawback.
‘The only ground on which conservatives have to stand is a moral and spiritual criticism of the essential inhumanity of socialism and welfarism.’
We have two camps committed to protecting and expanding welfare benefits for those who need them least.
Increasing benefit receipt is not an end in itself, especially when it comes at the expense of an incentive for adults to find work.
Christopher DeMuth has written another extraordinary essay.
Ending the charade that food stamps and public housing aren’t welfare.