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How Americans Pay More and Get Less | Ian Masters' Background Briefing

May 22, 2014

Then we speak with Joshua Freedman, a policy analyst in the Economic Growth Program at the New America Foundation where he has a new report at “Pay More, Get Less: How American Socio-Economic Policy is Falling Short”.

Pay More, Get Less

  • By
  • Joshua Freedman,
  • New America Foundation
April 30, 2014
The American middle class faces an uncertain future. Staring headlong into a difficult – and changing – world economy that has yet to fully recover from the Great Recession, many middle class families are trapped between low, stagnant wages and an increasingly expensive set of social and economic supports.

The Case for American Nationalism

  • By
  • Michael Lind,
  • New America Foundation
April 22, 2014 |

A False Choice: Earned Income Tax Credit Or Minimum Wage Increase | Huffington Post

March 24, 2014

Joshua Freedman and Michael Lind of the New America Foundation make a powerful and persuasive case for this in their paper, Beyond the Low Wage Social Contract, released in September 2013. In the United States today, 3.6 million people or 4.7 percent ...

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