Food insecurity has doubled in the crisis and child hunger has risen even more, but Mitch McConnell has no plans to extend the relief the CARES Act brought.
AOC lays it down: "We do not want to recognize the level of poverty in this country because if we did, it would be a national scandal."
One TENTH of Americans live in poverty. That's unacceptable.
For instance, unemployment figures don't count people with a part-time job looking for full-time work.
How about we end our love affairs with dictators, abolish ICE, and provide economic restitution to the countries – and to the people – we have hurt.
In the U.S., the geography of poverty is shifting.
I mean, why be concerned with things like sanctioning Putin for interfering with our elections when we can make life harder for the poor and sick people here at home???
Mollie Hemingway suggests that government sending junk food in a box to poor people would reduce obesity, proving she knows nothing about SNAP, obesity or poverty.
A new report concludes 600,000 children have died in the United States for no reason over a 50-year period. Thousands more will die this year, and next year, and the year after that.
Philip Alston doesn't sugarcoat how bad the US Government is in making sure standard of living here meets basic needs.
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