Heritage Explains: Why People Should Want to Work

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Heritage Explains: Why People Should Want to Work

Mar 15th, 2019 1 min read
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Michelle Cordero

Digital Content Manager

Michelle Cordero oversees the day-to-day editorial operations of Heritage.org.
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In the wake of policy proposals from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders, it seems that more and more Americans are unaware of not just the importance of earning a wage but the dignity and value in work. How did we get to this point and how can we fix it?  This week, Heritage's Vijay Menon, a research assistant for Domestic Policy Studies, explains.



Show Notes: Listen to our episode on how the marriage penalty is hurting low income communities and read Menon's latest commentary