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Protecting the Poor

Protecting the Poor

Author: 

Chad Stone - Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Current Issue: 

Volume: 

34

Issue: 

6

COVER STORY ❧ Reducing greenhouse emissions by making it more expensive to burn fossil fuels and letting prices determine how businesses and households reduce their emissions is a cost-effective policy — provided mechanisms are put in place to offset added costs to those in poverty.

Sidebar

Tax Has Benefits to Poor Even Without Rebates

By: Joseph Majku

With SIDEBARs by a Liberaterian policy shop, a university scholar, and a lawyer-activist