Category Archives: Welfare

Safety Shutdown

Unless a miracle happens, but the time this commentary airs on Northeast Public Radio, the US federal government will enter its tenth day of shutdown. Nearly 800,000 workers will remain furloughed, important social service and educational programs will remain unfunded, … Continue reading

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Feeding the Poor is a SNAP

Political brinksmanship now seems as inevitable as the changing of the seasons. Currently, our illustrious leaders in Washington are playing a game of chicken, with House Republicans threatening to shut down the federal government and default on the national debt … Continue reading

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