Sheila Kennedy

Sheila Kennedy

Sheila Suess Kennedy, J.D. is Professor of Law and Public Policy in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis. She blogs at www.sheilakennedy.net

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Sunday, May 21, 2017
A Living Wage: A Human Right for All
We Americans tend to be self-satisfied about our national commitment to civil liberties and human rights; when political figures talk about “American Exceptionalism,” they evoke images of the City on the Hill, a virtuous (albeit imaginary) metropolis where liberty and equality are celebrated by a...
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 Are Universal Basic Income Proposals Crazy? Views
Monday, August 08, 2016
Are Basic Income Proposals Crazy?
As much of the developed world struggles to address the growth of income inequality, there has been emerging consideration of a guaranteed basic income. There are a number of variations, but the basic idea is that government would eliminate the various forms of social welfare that are currently in...
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Friday, June 12, 2015
Is Political Inequality the Worst Kind?
There is enormous focus these days on economic inequality, and for good reason. The gap between the top 1 percent and other Americans is growing, the middle class that built the country and ensured social stability is shrinking, and the likely consequences of those phenomena aren’t pretty...
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