In our opinion: The government should know that good times won't last
Today, the only difference between the two major parties lies in how they would increase deficit spending. Republicans want to do it by cutting taxes while continuing to spend. Democrats promise new, expensive programs that expand the welfare state.
In our opinion: States need to use welfare funds for their intended purpose
It ought to be clear to all sides, however, that money allocated toward alleviating poverty should be used for that purpose. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case.
In our opinion: We need stronger family leave policies
The need for more liberal family leave policies — which would benefit both workers and their employers — will only grow as the baby-boomer generation ages.