by Crystal Easom It was two weeks into my first job when the rose-tinted glasses fell and I worked out what my weekly salary translated to by hour. My employer was paying me about $1.50 per hour that I was on the clock, with a generous estimate that for every hour of physically-demanding, skilled work…

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by Bruce Strom President Reagan famously said, “We declared a war on poverty, and poverty won.”  The problem is we waged the war with the wrong tools.  Welfare did not work.  When President Clinton dismantled welfare he recognized it failed to support four key American values – autonomy of the individual, virtue of work, primacy…

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