Friday, June 5, 2020

Tag: Food Stamps

Alabama Lawmaker Proposes New Bill Requiring Residents...

Food stamps recipients in Alabama may soon be required to pass a drug test in order to receive their monthly benefits. The bill, filed by...

USDA Moves to Tighten Work Requirements for...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is setting out to do what this year's farm bill didn't: tighten work requirements for millions of Americans...

Government Cheese? Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Replace...

In a sign of a major cut to the social safety net and an assault on low-income people, the Trump administration wants to decide...

House Republicans Unveil Budget That Cuts Food...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a budget that proposes trillions of dollars in cuts to the social safety net and other...

Trump’s Own Supporters and Others Will Bear...

Poor and working class White and Black Americans who receive food stamps could be significantly hurt by President Donald Trump's planned changes to the...

What Happens When America Believes Food Stamps...

The stories are cranked out on a regular basis, often prompted by screams from some conservative lawmaker: Poor people use food stamps to buy...

8 Arguments Used to Blame Black People...

Black people are too intent on holding on to wrongdoings from the past. Therefore, they keep blaming someone else for their problems. The list of...

7 Ways the War on Poverty Destroyed...

The growing absence of fathers in American households — particularly in the African-American community — has been studied by academicians for decades, with liberal and...

The N-Word, Updated: 6 Code Words or...

Thug As Richard Sherman pointed out after receiving criticism about his post Super Bowl interview, "It seems like is the acceptable way of calling...

In Familiar GOP Attack, Dick Cheney Says...

Many observers have had an incredulous reaction to former Vice President Dick Cheney's criticisms of President Barack Obama as Iraq collapses into sectarian violence,...

6 Sneaky Post-Racial Code Words Used by...

 Even as late as the 1950s, it was commonplace for American politicians to lace public discourse with racial epithets. While direct references to race...

After 50 Years, Study Finds War on...

While conservatives are interpreting the continued existence of poverty in the U.S. as proof that President Lyndon Johnson's "War on Poverty" launched 50 years...

Millions of Americans Will Feel Pain of...

As of today, more than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps—already defined as families living close to the edge—will have to make do...

Cory Booker To Live On Food Stamps...

Cory Booker is literally putting his money where his mouth is. The Newark Mayor and rising Democratic Party star told the Associated Press on Thursday...

NJ Gov or Senator: Which One is...

The New Jersey governorship or a U.S. Senate seat—which one is in the future for Newark Mayor Cory Booker, the U.S. mayor who most...

Savannah Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing $6...

A Savannah woman on Wednesday pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1 million in federal funds in a scheme that netted more than $6...

With Nation Starving, Republicans Try to Slash...

Conservatives are waging a strange, scary, immoral war on the federal food stamp program at a time when it is needed most, argues writer...

Chris Bosh's Child's Mother Allison Mathis Applies...

Miami Heat star Chris Bosh is fighting Oklahoma City Thunder for his first championship ring on the court but his ex-girlfriend and mother of...

Chef Mario Batali Attempting to Live a...

To much of the world, it was Monday. To Mario Batali, it was Day Four. The chef, his wife and their two teenage sons are...