Millions have been FORCED into poverty by government-mandated lockdowns and restrictions. The solution is not to trap them in an expanding welfare state, writes.
The "takeaway seems to be that the increase in poverty was caused by insufficient levels of government support...the solution is to put more people on more govt welfare programs for even longer periods of time. This is wrong on every count."
COVID death rates continue to decrease - not that you'll hear celebration around that from the media. Our economy needs to reopen, people want to get back to work - which is the only way to actually fight poverty. Another great piece by
Progressive politicians are falsely blaming insufficient welfare for the 8 million people who have fallen into poverty since May.
Progressive politicians are falsely blaming the GOP and insufficient welfare spending for the 8 million people who have fallen into poverty since May. Reality reveals the opposite. New from me for ⤵️
From to , top progressive politicians are falsely blaming the lack of welfare for poverty increases that were really driven by lockdowns. Me via ⤵️
Trapping more people in a state of government dependency isn’t generous—and it isn’t sustainable. It’s cruel.
We must ask: Why were they unemployed to begin with? And what really caused this general decline?
Are they right that continuing to increase government welfare spending is the right way to address the increases in poverty? This approach is like treating your toothache by ripping the tooth out with a claw hammer.
Progressive politicians are falsely blaming insufficient welfare for the 8 million people who have fallen into poverty since May. They have things EXACTLY backwards.