The Tradeoff Between Apple and Apples

The Tradeoff Between Apple and Apples

There would be no need for our elected leaders to trim our safety net if our richest corporations didn’t turn avoiding their fair share of taxes into an art form.

Low-Wage Nation

Low-Wage Nation

Poverty and inequality are threatening our democracy.

Food Stamp Foolishness

Food Stamp Foolishness

Rep. Paul Ryan’s trying to justify his abuse of the poor with religious lip service.

School Lunch Victory

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act signals a significant change in how we invest in our children and their health.

Poverty on the March

In the name of thrift, Congress has chiseled unemployment, food stamps, housing, child care, and most other social services.

Slashing Food Stamps Makes No Sense

Congress should get the money for its jobs bill by taxing the multibillion-dollar bonuses that Wall Street bankers are paying out to themselves.

Safety Net

Safety Net

Wall Streeters land just fine, but kids in dire poverty slip right through.