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Monthly Archives: December 2011
We’re taking a break from the blog for a couple of weeks over Christmas after our first full-year’s blogging, but we’ll be back from Tuesday 3rd January 2012. Have a good break until then! Ben and Brendan
In this, the final of three posts responding to John Humphrys’ Future State of Welfare, I consider whether the benefits system should be conditional on taking crap jobs or making people take steps back towards the labour market. It’s relatively easy to sit … Continue reading
Americans may be skeptical of some large welfare state programs, but a widely shared conviction is that children that are born to poor parents should have the chance to move upward. That’s why it was good to hear President Obama … Continue reading