The Resource Please stop helping us: : how liberals make it harder for blacks to succeed, Jason L. Riley, (ebook)

Please stop helping us: : how liberals make it harder for blacks to succeed, Jason L. Riley, (ebook)

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Please stop helping us: : how liberals make it harder for blacks to succeed
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Please stop helping us:
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how liberals make it harder for blacks to succeed
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Jason L. Riley
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eng
Summary
Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries? In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact holding black Americans back. Minimum-wage laws may lift earnings for people who are already employed, but they price a disproportionate number of blacks out of the labor force. Affirmative action in higher education is intended to address past discrimination, but the result is fewer black college graduates than would otherwise exist. And so it goes with everything from soft-on-crime laws, which make black neighborhoods more dangerous, to policies that limit school choice out of a mistaken belief that charter schools and voucher programs harm the traditional public schools that most low-income students attend. In theory these efforts are intended to help the poor-and poor minorities in particular. In practice they become massive barriers to moving forward. Please Stop Helping Us lays bare these counterproductive results. People of goodwill want to see more black socioeconomic advancement, but in too many instances the current methods and approaches aren't working. Acknowledging this is an important first step
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Riley, Jason
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305.896/073
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non fiction
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • Liberalism
  • Social mobility
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adult
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Please stop helping us: : how liberals make it harder for blacks to succeed, Jason L. Riley, (ebook)
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9781594038426
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MWT11822636
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Please stop helping us: : how liberals make it harder for blacks to succeed, Jason L. Riley, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781594038426
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11822636
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11822636
System control number
MWT11822636
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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