Saturday, April 13, 2024

Tag: government assistance

Democrats propose $300 billion investment to treat housing as human right

"The crisis of housing instability is one that can be fixed by investing in housing infrastructure and supportive services for vulnerable communities."

Accountability is the start of true recovery

People’s Action welcomes these much-needed investments, and stands ready to defend our priorities and the communities that need recovery most.

What the expanded child Tax credit means to me

Now families like mine, and every other family with kids, get life-changing help deposited directly into their bank accounts.

‘Happy Labor Day everyone!’: Millions lose unemployment aid on worker holiday

The loss of federal unemployment assistance at this moment "will be a double whammy of hardship" for the unemployed and their families.

Support for families needs to be permanent

"The pandemic didn’t create the impossible conditions facing moms—it only exacerbated them."

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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The break-up?

Are the United States and Israel no longer friends?

There is only one spaceship Earth

This is how to free the world of genocide and ecocide.
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Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

Billionaire fortunes double in wake of Trump’s tax cuts

The report sheds light on the private equity sector, often criticized as "vulture capitalism," revealing that 45 private-equity billionaires alone have amassed a collective wealth of $210.8 billion.

Sanders and Schakowsky champion corporate tax reform to end ‘legalized tax dodging’

The Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act is a bold initiative designed to close the gap in the corporate tax code that allows for extensive tax avoidance.