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The Return of American Hunger

by Ned Resnikoff By a handful of indicators—unemployment rates, overall economic growth, even average hourly earnings—the U.S. economy isn’t doing so badly right now. And yet, when it comes to the number of Americans who go hungry, it’s almost like … Continue reading

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Charity Is Not a Substitute for Justice 

By Marian Wright Edelman “I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means—except … Continue reading

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The New Face Of Food Stamps: Working-Age Americans

By Hope Yen In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients. Some of … Continue reading

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Senate Chops Last Lifeline For Struggling Families

This is shameful. Families need this assistance especially, “99ers.” It seems as though Congress is absolutely against any of the “common” people of this nation. Senate Chops Last Lifeline For Struggling Families – COLORLINES.

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