A Question of Incentive: Why Work Requirement Became a Theme of the Trump Budget

A Question of Incentive By EMILY BADGER May 24, 2017 The new White House budget proposal is built on a deep-rooted conservative belief: The government should help those who are willing to work, and cull from benefit rolls those who aren’t. That...

Economic Scene: Trump Budget Proposal Reflects Working-Class Resentment of the Poor

March 7, 2017 Eduardo Porter ECONOMIC SCENE You could almost hear the gasps from both sides of the ideological divide when President Trump unveiled the outline of his first budget late last month, proposing to slice $54 billion from the discretionary civilian budget...