Tagged: food stamps
Poverty and deep poverty persist in this wealthy nation.
The profits of corporate giants that crash our economy and corrupt our politics deserve your outrage. But the efforts to curb them need your creative energy.
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.
Poverty and inequality are threatening our democracy.
Rep. Paul Ryan's trying to justify his abuse of the poor with religious lip service.
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act signals a significant change in how we invest in our children and their health.
Scrooge and the Grinch are Christmas angels compared to conservative lawmakers.
In the name of thrift, Congress has chiseled unemployment, food stamps, housing, child care, and most other social services.
One in seven Americans--a record high of 43.6 million people--was poor last year.
Congress should get the money for its jobs bill by taxing the multibillion-dollar bonuses that Wall Street bankers are paying out to themselves.