Tiffany Williams

Tiffany Williams is the associate director of the Institute for Policy Studies.

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Saturday, December 12, 2015
Working Until It’s Time for Your Grave
“My plan is just to work until I die.” That’s how my mom sums up her retirement prospects. She’s worked more than 40 hours a week as a legal secretary in north Florida for as long as I can remember. When my brother and I were kids, we went to her office every Saturday and entertained ourselves by...
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Domestic Workers Deserve Protection: Hold Diplomats Like Khobragade to Account
Last Tuesday, the Manhattan U.S.
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Tuesday, May 17, 2011
What about the Woman Strauss-Kahn Allegedly Raped?
As details emerge in the case of International Monetary Fund chief and alleged rapist Dominique Strauss-Kahn, my eye is on how his wrecked political clout is getting all the attention. The brutal assault of a hotel housekeeper that Manhattan District Attorney Artie McConnell described yesterday to a judge, who subsequently ordered that the IMF's managing director be held without bail at the Rikers Island jail complex? Not so much.
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Friday, May 06, 2011
What Mom Really Wants this Mother's Day
This Sunday, American families will celebrate Mother's Day. For centuries, we have venerated mothers for the selflessness and the tender caregiving that allows us to feel safe and to thrive. Beyond the vases of roses, the boxes of chocolate, even the spa gift certificates, we can do more for the caregivers in our families.
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Monday, November 22, 2010
Raise the Minimum Wage
When he was campaigning in 2008, President Barack Obama promised to raise the federal minimum wage, declaring "people who work full-time should not live in poverty." Obama proposed raising it to $9.50 by 2011. That would merely adjust the minimum wage for inflation and restore its 1968 purchasing power.
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