Thursday

Roosevelt would never have wanted welfare to end up as it has

In 1935, President Roosevelt (D) said: “Continued dependence upon relief induces a spiritual and moral disintegration fundamentally destructive to the national fibre. To dole out relief in this way is to administer a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit.”

  1. The welfare state makes us less happy
  2. The Moral Maze of ‘I demand my rights!’
  3. The Spirit Level – “trash social science”
  4. Notes ahead of the welfare reform white paper
  5. Some bad news about the welfare reform and some good
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