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Tag: 2019 budget

The Trump budget’s crushing cruelty

Trump's budget would slash or completely eliminate core anti-poverty programs that form the heart of the U.S. social safety net.

Trump’s proposed budget slashes SNAP funding and ends recipients’ ability to...

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps, will no longer be in monetary form and instead recipients will receive "USDA Foods package."

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.