The New American Dream—Stable Income

From the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania ( Recent studies show middle and lower-class Americans have shifted focus away from the traditional American Dream of upward mobility. Americans are instead striving for a stable income without unpredictable spikes and dips … Continued

CLASP Responds to Charlottesville

From CLASP ( This statement from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) can be attributed to Oliva Golden, CLASP Executive Director  Washington, DC, August 15, 2017—The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) stands firmly with others in expressing … Continued

Rethinking Workforce Training for Low-Income Moms

Posted at By Carol Burnett August 11, 2017 Editor’s note: This post was written by Carol Burnett, the founder and executive director of the Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative, a nonprofit that has been a champion for affordable child care … Continued

Consumers Fare Better with Class Action vs. Arbitration in Cases Against Financial Institutions

From the Economic Policy Institute ( Members of Congress are using flawed numbers to promote legislation that would deprive consumers of the right to join together in class action lawsuits against financial institutions. The bill would repeal a new rule … Continued

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