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Latest Op-Eds and Commentary

Media Undermines Minimum Wage Increase
Margy Waller
Talking Points Memo Cafe

'Reducing poverty' is the wrong goal
Margy Waller
Philadelphia Daily News

How to Reframe the Poverty Debate
Margy Waller
Alternet

Unions Improve Jobs at the Bottom
Shawn Fremstad and John Schmitt
Policy Innovations

Margy Waller's Commentary on From Poverty to Prosperity
Margy Waller
Poverty and Race Research Action Council Newsletter

Sprit-Crushing 'McJobs' Are Putting an End to Upward Mobility
Margy Waller and Shawn Fremstad
Alternet

How to Expand the Middle Class
Shawn Fremstad and Margy Waller
Philadelphia Daily News

Want to Expand the Middle Class? Improve Low-Wage Jobs
Margy Waller and Shawn Fremstad
Policy Innovations

Progressives Shouldn't Party Just Yet
Margy Waller
Philadelphia Daily News

Welfare Reform, 10 Years Later
Rachel Gragg and Margy Waller
Boston Globe

Why Not Fund What Transforms
Shawn Fremstad and Jason Walsh
San Francisco Chronicle

It's Not Welfare Anymore
Margy Waller and Shawn Fremstad
American Prospect