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Food stamps news and analysis from The Nation
October 8, 2015
Four Mothers School Bill O’Reilly on Child Hunger
The conservative pundit thinks the “
myth that there are kids who don’t have anything to eat is a total lie.
September 25, 2015
What the Pope’s Fight Against Poverty Looks Like in Philadelphia
Meet Tianna Gaines-Turner, a leader in the antipoverty movement.
Michael C. Richardson
September 2, 2015
Why a Criminal Record Shouldn’t Disqualify Someone From Public Assistance
No one should go hungry for a crime that they have already served time for.
August 19, 2015
There’s a Solution to Homelessness. Why Aren’t We Funding It?
A story of why we need Housing First.
May 27, 2015
Want to Cut Welfare? There’s an App for That.
Conservatives explore cutting benefits behind a high-tech facade.
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March 18, 2015
Retaking the Moral High Ground in the Fight Against Poverty
It’s time to fight the narrative that poverty is a choice.
February 18, 2015
Why Do Americans Feel Entitled to Tell Poor People What to Eat?
We don’t tell students with subsidized loans what to major in, but we like to tell people on food stamps what they should buy.
February 17, 2015
Is Welfare Reform Causing Earlier Deaths?
We’ve reformed the social safety net at the cost of human lives.
January 6, 2015
Getting to Know Ted Yoho
From demanding Obama's birth certificate to advocating a return to landowner-only voting rights, the newest contender for House Speaker has quite a track record.
June 20, 2013
Pelosi Blasts Proposed Food Stamp Cuts, Says Farm Bill Is Endangered
Food stamp cuts represent a broader agenda for a Republican caucus that doesn’t ‘believe in government.’