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This Empire Has No Clothes: In the Classroom That Zoom Built

Teaching across an abyss of silence.

Belle Chesler ·

Unemployed Workers Can Get SNAP During Health Emergency

States may need to update their public information about eligibility and their application process to enable eligible people to receive SNAP.

Ed Bolen ·

How to Prepare for the Trump Recession

Stronger safety nets are not only good for individuals and families in need. They will also prevent the looming recession from becoming an even deeper and longer economic crisis. 

Robert Reich ·

'Cruel to Its Core': 15 State Attorneys General Sue Trump Over Effort to Strip Food Assistance From Nation's Poor

The new rules threaten to strip SNAP benefits away from nearly 700,000 Americans.

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

On Both Politics and Policy, "For All" Beats "For Some"

On the most commonly cited rationale for each position—sustainability for universalists and resource constraints for means testers—proponents of universalism have the upper hand.

Ben Spielberg ·

Trump’s Hunger Games

More damage to our nation’s most successful anti-hunger program is on the horizon.

Greg Kaufmann ·

Public Charge Rule Is Trump's Latest Attack on Immigrants

The rule could have a particularly devastating effect on immigrant communities in the South, the nation's poorest region.

Rebekah Barber ·

Government for the Rich, the Poor Be Damned

What we have here is government by plutocratic authoritarians who'll gleefully dole out millions to a wealthy family and then just as gleefully go out of their way to deny food to millions of poor families.

Jim Hightower ·

You Don’t Save Money By Forcing People to Go Hungry

Food stamps helped me get back on my feet during a tough time. Cutting them is lose-lose.

Jill Richardson ·

America’s New School Lunch Policy: Punishing Hungry Students for Their Parents’ Poverty

Will America continue to prioritize late-stage capitalism over ethical treatment of children?

Steven Singer ·