Monday, May 27, 2024

Tag: welfare

States are hoarding $5.2 billion in welfare funds even as the...

Twenty-five years later, however, states are using this freedom to do nothing at all with large sums of the money.

Utah makes welfare so hard to get, some feel they must...

Utah’s safety net for the poor is so intertwined with the LDS Church that individual bishops often decide who receives assistance. Some deny help unless a person goes to services or gets baptized.

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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Low-life Supremes openly break supreme perfidy records

Without term limits and strong ethics log,/ Our fate mimics that water-boiled frog.

Sanders and Omar push to end $17 billion in fossil fuel subsidies with new...

Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ilhan Omar reintroduce legislation to eliminate federal subsidies for fossil fuel companies, aiming to save taxpayers $170 billion over the next decade.

Smotrich proposes financial sanctions and settlement expansion in response to Palestinian state recognition

The far-right minister outlined six immediate steps to target the Palestinian Authority (PA) following the recognition by Spain, Norway, and Ireland.

Israel escalates Rafah bombing despite ICJ order to halt assault, ignoring international condemnation

Reports from Gaza reveal that Israel intensified its bombing of Rafah just minutes after the International Court of Justice ordered a halt to the military operations, prompting widespread international condemnation.

How workers are revolutionizing the South

Local 1025 members shared firsthand accounts of how the union boosted their wages, gave them a voice, and kept them safe on the job.