Why is the child tax credit good economic policy? (with Wendy Bach)

08.24.2021 - By Pitchfork Economics with Nick Hanauer

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Everything you need to know about what the expanded child tax credit actually is, why it’s good policy, and how it will impact people’s lives. 

Wendy Bach is a Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is a nationally recognized expert in poverty law. 

Twitter: @wendyabach

Biden’s child tax credit is a step away from a discriminatory system: https://qz.com/2034199/how-does-the-us-child-tax-credit-work/

Two-thirds of people now receive monthly benefit checks: https://www.peoplespolicyproject.org/2021/07/19/two-thirds-of-people-now-receive-monthly-benefit-checks/ 

The time tax: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/07/how-government-learned-waste-your-time-tax/619568/ 

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