Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Tag: the working poor

Trump Admin Allows States To Impose Medicaid Work Requirements (Video)

One of the reasons (and there are several) Donald Trump won the White House was his promise not to cut Social Security, Medicare, and...

Tax Cuts For The Rich Are Front And Center In The...

Well, they did it. Thursday, congressional Republicans passed a non-binding budget resolution that threatens to cut $473 billion from Medicare and $1 trillion from Medicaid so the...

These Walmart Workers Are Making A Huge Sacrifice In Their Fight...

Some 100 Walmart employees have joined a movement to fast for the 15 days leading up to Thanksgiving. They say this is a protest...

Everyone Deserves A Living Wage — Even If They Can’t Spell...

Originally published at Poor as Folk and reprinted with permission. The above response is perfect. The author is David Gerrold. As a writer, I appreciate grammar and...

Jeb Bush Believes The Federal Minimum Wage Should Be Zero

Now we know that Jeb Bush is a typical Republican in one very telling way: He believes the private sector should set the minimum...

Another Way WalMart Hurts Their Employees — Hiding The Truth About...

?I watched people who couldn't even afford to buy Tylenol for their sick child, and that broke my heart." -?Cyndi Murray, defacto Workers'...

When A Doctor Finds Herself On Food Stamps, It Turns Into...

Robin Dickinson -- a family practice physician -- is a woman who experienced the unthinkable; she suffered two strokes that left her unable to...

10 Myths About Poverty Busted — With Graphs And Citations

Dr. Laura Tach of Cornell University analyzed U.S. Census data and used the data to expose the harsh truths about poverty in the U.S. Mother...

Women And Poverty In The United States: 18 Essential Facts And...

In 2010, 46 million people were living in poverty, and a record number of Americans living in extreme poverty are women. We'll let the...