Members Tlaib and Jones Introduce the End Child Poverty Act
This is the best child allowance proposal to date.
The Child Tax Credit Labor Supply Debate
It is an interesting but ultimately silly and low-stakes debate.
The Only Accounting Gimmick Manchin Likes
Phaseouts are taxes that are accounted as spending reductions.
Does Inflation Discredit Left Policy Ideas?
The Folly of Means-Testing a Child Allowance
Means-testing is a revenue-raising tax done very stupidly and inefficiently.
The Romney Child Allowance Is Good
A solid child allowance that is also sneakily better than the Dem parental leave plan.
What to Do About Very Bad Parents?
Cutting incomes does not help kids dealing with bad or irresponsible parents.
CBO Child Care and Pre-K Estimates Assume Massive State Non-Participation
Over one in three kids live in a non-participating state.
Rehashing the Child Care Proposal
Republicans are making legitimate points against a half-baked proposal.
Illustrating the Wisdom of Universal Benefits
The distributive case for providing benefits to everyone is a lot stronger than many realize.