Working More to Earn Less | Why the Poor Stay Poor | Learn Liberty
What if I told you that the government is keeping people poor in our welfare system by paying less when they work more? Learn more: http://bit.ly/1HVAtKP Prof. Sean Mulholland argues that this is happening every day. Well-intentioned welfare programs drastically decrease benefits at certain income thresholds—which in effect can make a breadwinner and his/her family worse off when they start earning more. Sound absurd? That's because it is....