Tag : Welfare (US)

Politics

Biden Effort to Combat Hunger Marks ‘a Profound Change’

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WASHINGTON — With more than one in 10 households reporting that they lack enough to eat, the Biden administration is accelerating a vast campaign of...
Politics

How Shifting Politics Re-energized the Fight Against Poverty

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WASHINGTON — A quarter-century ago, a Democratic president celebrated “the end of welfare as we know it,” challenging the poor to exercise “independence” and espousing...
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In the Stimulus Bill, a Policy Revolution in Aid for Children

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Welfare critics warn the country is retreating from success. Child poverty reached a new low before the pandemic, and opponents say a child allowance could...