More Evidence That Welfare Work Requirements Don’t Lift People Out of Poverty

More Evidence That Welfare Work Requirements Don’t Lift People Out of Poverty

It’s almost like laziness isn’t what’s driving poverty. Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images As president, Donald Trump has demonstrated consistent hostility to the notion that government should provide for low-income people. That sentiment frequently expresses itself as support for work requirements, which force beneficiaries to work a certain number of hours in order to keep receiving…

Michael Cohen: Trump Once Said ‘Black People Are Too Stupid to Vote for Me’

Michael Cohen: Trump Once Said ‘Black People Are Too Stupid to Vote for Me’

When Trump said that he was the “least racist person,” was he telling the truth? Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen just made a shocking allegation against the president — one which, if true, would contradict everything we thought we knew about the commander-in-chief. In an interview with Vanity Fair, Cohen…

The 10 Best Books on Productivity, According to People Who Get Things Done

The 10 Best Books on Productivity, According to People Who Get Things Done

Photo: Courtesy Retailers Welcome to Reading Lists, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at least a fascinating dinner-party companion) in hyperspecific or newsworthy topics, from microdosing and psychedelic therapy to French cooking. Here, a selection of books to help boost your productivity and improve your time-management skills. Deciding…