While groups like StudentsFirst like to spend time demonizing teachers for the US's relatively low PISA score, there's really only one stat that addresses the problem, and no one wants to talk about it.
Tianna Gaines-Turner wants Congress to just ask a few SNAP beneficiaries to sit at the table before cutting benefits, especially compared to their perks.
A mother who has struggled with poverty and homelessness makes the obvious point that legislators rarely look to those most affected when making decisions on poverty or social safety nets.
Fox continued its war on poor people by hyping Herman Cain’s attack on food stamp users as "abusers" looking for "free stuff."
From this Friday evening's forum “Vision for a New America: A Future without Poverty” hosted by Tavis Smiley, which included guests Cornel West, Jonathan Kozol, Mariana Chilton, Newt Gingrich, Jeffrey Sachs, Rep. Marcia Fudge, John Graham and