Saturday, June 19, 2021

Tag: welfare

How Mitch McConnell’s callous indifference puts ordinary Americans’ welfare at risk

As the COVID-19 death toll mounts, McConnell refuses to advocate for ordinary Americans.

How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

Trump’s new war

Trump is specifically mounting a war on our country's poor people, though he euphemistically calls it a war of liberation.

Michigan Spent Eight Months Drug Testing The Poor And Found Zero...

Preliminary results from the state's welfare drug testing pilot program found it spent more than $300 but didn't find a single drug user.

One Percenters Get Their Own Special Social Welfare Deal

The IRS took five years to review the Crossroads GPS application for nonprofit social welfare status.

After Bill To Drug Test Welfare Applicants Is Unveiled, Lawmaker Proposes...

“There’s no reason why state legislators should get a pass, simply because we wear suits.”

Corporate Welfare in California

Right now, a grassroots movement is growing of Californians determined to reform this broken commercial property tax system, and who know California needs more stable funding for its schools, libraries, roads, and communities.

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Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.

Supreme court sides with giant corporations Nestle and Cargill saying they cannot be sued...

“We’re celebrating ‘the end of slavery’ but American companies are still profiting off of slave labor.”

‘A huge victory’: Biden USDA moves to restore animal welfare protections shredded by trump

“Finally, USDA will close the loophole allowing factory farms to produce ‘organic’ eggs and chicken.”

How clean water is linked with environmental and human health

When the world works together, a brighter and greener future is possible.

New study finds toxic PFAS in hundreds of commonly used cosmetics produced by major...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a highly persistent and potentially toxic class of more than 4,700 chemical compounds, were present in most cosmetic products purchased