While some have argued that work requirements for safety net programs are “cruel”, AEI’s Angela Rachidi argues that work requirements can help those at risk of poverty to stay connected to the labor force and lead better lives.
The SNAP portion of the Farm Bill makes a number of needed improvements, but notably misses the mark on strengthening the nutritional aspect of the program.
In this installment of AEI’s Poverty and Social Policy Debate Series, Jerry Mande, former Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety at the USDA and current professor at Tufts University, will debate Craig Gundersen, Professor in Agriculture Policy at University of Illinois, on the merits of restrictions on sugary beverages in SNAP.
Antipoverty programs often wind up inadvertently inhibiting work and upward mobility.
Although cohabiting Hollywood couples present an unusually glamorous model of unmarried family life, their path into family formation is not as unusual as it once would have been.
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth (CCFW) believes there are two ways to help the poor: the government way and its own more ambitious, more rigorous approach.
This week on Banter, Dr. Marvin Olasky joined the show to discuss the history of compassionate conservatism, what it means, and whether or not it might return in the current political climate.
Join AEI for a look back on the GOP’s compassionate conservatism movement and whether the spirit of compassionate conservatism can return.
Employers need to be doing more of their fair share to educate the workers of the future, helping to close skills gaps threatening industry after industry.