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(Additional Articles & Resources: A GUARANTEED JOBS-FOR-ALL PROGRAM IS GAINING TRACTION AMONG 2020 DEMOCRATIC HOPEFULS)
 
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== Additional Articles &amp; Resources ==
 
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* [https://theintercept.com/2018/04/01/federal-job-guaranteed-jobs-program/ A GUARANTEED JOBS-FOR-ALL PROGRAM IS GAINING TRACTION AMONG 2020 DEMOCRATIC HOPEFULS] | Kate Aronoff | The Intercept | April 1 2018, 5:00 a.m.
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: A federal job guarantee is exactly what it sounds like. “The private sector does not absorb stigmatized workers — those that are formerly incarcerated, black, disabled — at the same rate that it does nonstigmatized workers. A job guarantee would enable workers, particularly at the lower end of the labor market, but throughout the labor market too. It would remove the threat of unemployment and of being destitute,” [explained Darrick Hamilton, The New School]. By making living-wage work available to anyone who wants it, the program would also establish a de facto wage floor, forcing private sector employers to match the kinds of wages, working conditions, and benefits available to workers through the public sector. “It gets rid of involuntary unemployment altogether,” Hamilton said.
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* [http://www.wpatoday.org/A_New_WPA_.html Should we create a new WPA?]
 
* [http://www.wpatoday.org/A_New_WPA_.html Should we create a new WPA?]
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: Here's an emerging trend in Portland: When the city says it's handing out tax dollars to keep "green" businesses in town, chances are the money's actually being paid to those businesses' landlords.
 
: Here's an emerging trend in Portland: When the city says it's handing out tax dollars to keep "green" businesses in town, chances are the money's actually being paid to those businesses' landlords.
 
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