Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: social services

Looming crisis: Millions at risk as WIC funding hangs in balance

With a crucial funding deadline looming, the fate of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) hangs in the balance, threatening vital aid for millions.

Escalating crisis: A deep dive into America’s surging homelessness rates

Homelessness is a nationwide issue, but its impact varies significantly across states.

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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.

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.

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.

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.