Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Tag: food stamps

Iowa declines federal summer food aid, sparking backlash

Critics argue that the state's stance implies mistrust in low-income families' ability to make healthy food choices for their children, which they consider demeaning and counterproductive.

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.

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Israeli military accused of massacre in al-Mawasi ‘safe zone,’ killing over 90 Palestinians

UN and international outcry as Israel justifies deadly strike by targeting Hamas.

The truth about immigrants and the economy

We need immigrants to keep our economy — and our country — vibrant and growing.

Similar to Biden, NATO is aged and unfit for leadership 

NATO’s 75th anniversary is an opportune time to take stock of NATO’s outdated world view and violations of international law.

Sanders pushes to block $18 billion arms sale to Israel amid Gaza conflict

As the Biden administration seeks approval for a massive arms sale to Israel, Senator Bernie Sanders leads a campaign to halt weapons transfers amid ongoing violence in Gaza.

Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.