Welfare: Moynihan's Counsel of Despair
- Workfare Belabored. // Time;10/5/1970, Vol. 96 Issue 14, p25
The article offers information on the U.S. Family Assistance Program (FAP) and discusses roadblocks in getting the same cleared in the Senate. Proposed by Democratic liberal, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, FAP aimed to provide a guaranteed minimum income of 1,600 dollars annually to every welfare...
- Moynihan leading on welfare reform--again. Tyrell Jr., R. Emmett // Indianapolis Business Journal;6/5/95, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p8B
Criticizes the welfare reform recommendations by Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Mistakes in Moynihan's intellectual approach to the issue; Moynihan's stand in the government's indecision on the plight of welfare dependents; Calls for alternatives to welfare reform recommended by Moynihan.
- Why Moynihan's mum. Weisberg, Jacob // New York;2/27/95, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p36
Discusses United States Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan's reluctance to take an active stance on the issue of welfare reform. Moynihan as leading authority on welfare; Major legislations proposed by Moynihan during previous administrations; Family Support Act.
- Ending welfare as we know it. Brockway, George P. // New Leader;3/14/94, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p12
Focuses on President Bill Clinton's campaign pledge to end the welfare problem in the United States. Parallelism between Clinton's welfare program and Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan's Family Support Act of 1988; Focus on inventor Leonard Greene solution to welfare problem; Author's opinion of...
- Washington's last loud liberal. // New Yorker;08/05/96, Vol. 72 Issue 22, p23
Focuses on Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan's effort to defend the United States' welfare system despite his personal conviction. Welfare in relation to family disintegration; Budget cuts on welfare aid to children; Lack of protest from advocacy groups; Suppression of findings by Washington;...
- Pat on the back. Tyrrell Jr., R. Emmett // American Spectator;Jul95, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p12
Editorial. Discusses the role of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the welfare reform debate in the United States Congress. Perception of Moynihan's superiority over his colleagues; Recommendations for alternative welfare policies; Cost to federal government of welfare program.
- A Case for the President's Plan. // Time;2/8/1971, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p31
The article presents the views of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan on the Family Assistance Plan he created to help families in the U.S. It states that the plan was devised to help the poverty-stricken dependent citizens by giving them financial aid. According to Moynihan, the plan is pragmatic...
- Pat answers. Kaus, Mickey // New Republic;6/5/95, Vol. 212 Issue 23, p4
Examines the welfare plan proposed by U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Brief background on the career of Moynihan as a poverty-fighter; Description of the guaranteed income promoted by Moynihan in the early 1970s; Weaknesses of his proposed welfare plan.
- Press Conference Addresses Welfare Program. // Labor Law Journal;Dec69, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p805
This article reports on a new welfare program recommended by the U.S. Commission on Income Maintenance in 1969. The new program transfers income to the poor on the basis of need and preserves incentives to work. Ben Heineman, chairman of the commission, outlined the recommendations in a press...