Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: food stamps

USDA makes historic increase for SNAP benefits

“A modernized Thrifty Food Plan is more than a commitment to good nutrition – it’s an investment in our nation’s health, economy, and security.”

Judge vacates Trump SNAP rule that would remove thousands off food...

The proposed rule change by the USDA “radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice, leaving States scrambling and exponentially increasing food insecurity for tens of thousands of Americans.”

How to prepare for the Trump recession

A recession is inevitable at this point. Here are 3 things we can do to prepare.

‘Unconscionable’: Amid coronavirus crisis, Trump moves to take food stamps from...

"It's going to cause harm both to the people who are eligible for SNAP, but it's also going to cause harm for the economy."

Flood of comments shows public ‘utterly repulsed’ by Trump plan to...

"The comments make it clear that most Americans not only oppose but are utterly repulsed by this plan to punish the poorest among us by denying them help to feed themselves."

Trump admin targets immigrants using food stamps & Medicaid & puts...

The draft regulation was unveiled Saturday and has been widely condemned for its cruelty and potential impact on millions of U.S.-born children of immigrant parents.

House passes farm bill – ‘rewards mega-agribusinesses and Wall Street,’ not...

"The GOP Farm Bill is a disaster for people and the planet."

A food stamp indignity worthy of Dickens

Behind the White House's demeaning "food box" idea is a plan to eliminate food aid for poor people completely.

Trump’s ‘Harvest Box’ delivers an empty promise

The administration and its GOP allies are threatening these Americans with even greater hunger and privation.

Trump proposes replacing food stamps

Several activists and critics are opposed to the idea and are skeptical of the issues that could rise by changing a current stab;-working food stamp system.

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Biden wants to prevent a strong primary challenge. He shouldn’t get away with it.

A president is not a party’s king, and he has no automatic right to renomination.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy. 

We just can’t wait for world leaders to fix our broken food system

When global leaders won’t save our food system, cities take the lead.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.