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The Trump administration has a new argument for dismantling the social safety net: It worked.

Republicans for years have proclaimed the federal government’s decades-old War on Poverty a failure. “Americans are no better off today than they were before the War on Poverty began in 1964,” House S... read more

The Trump team’s poor arguments for slashing SNAP

The Trump administration aims to slash spending on ... The federal government funds 100 percent of SNAP benefits and shares administration costs with the states. Under the new proposal, states would b... read more

No, Trump administration, we didn't 'win' the War on Poverty | Will Bunch

Will Bunch has worked ... Trump’s advisers are trying to find a new path toward an agenda that would require more beneficiaries to find work in a time of low-employment, and which would ultimately red... read more

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wrote in his 2016 plan to dramatically scale back the federal safety net. Now the Trump administration is pitching a new message on anti-poverty programs, saying efforts that Republicans had long cond... read more


As Arkansas’ New Medicaid Requirements Go Into Effect, 7,000 Beneficiaries Fail To Report 80 Hours Of Work

The Trump Administration Has A New Argument For Dismantling The Social Safety Net: It Worked. Republicans for years have proclaimed the federal government’s decades-old War on Poverty a failure. “Amer... read more

Do Poor People Have a Right to Health Care?

The new rules, which would have stripped recipients of their benefits if they failed to meet monthly hours-worked quotas and strict reporting ... the number of people who benefit from social safety-ne... read more

The Trump administration doesn’t really care about poverty

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The Trump Budget’s Approach to Welfare Is Based on Discredited Delusions

But new research also suggests that well-designed social ... Trump budget’s intellectual bankruptcy. The War on Poverty worked. The cornerstone of the conservative case for slashing the safety net is ... read more

As Trump Threatens to Kill New York Tunnel Project, Its Leader Responds

Has the Trump administration been receptive to that argument? When we talk about ... every other project in the country has worked. The larger point is that local jurisdictions – in this case, the sta... read more

The Health 202: 'ACA' removed from swaths of Medicaid.gov website, watchdog reports

But that's just one of the significant ways the Trump administration has gotten around congressional inaction to weaken Obamacare. The New York Times on Wednesday ... want to add work requirements to ... read more

Remaining civil in troubled times

But so must cuts to essential programs that provide a safety net for all of us. Don’t forget, Trump is bragging to crowds that he has essentially ... rushed dismantling of regulations, widespread corr... read more

The Trump Voters Who Don’t Deserve Democrats’ Sympathy

As Trump himself has said, in a rare instance of accuracy, they won’t waver even if he stands in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoots somebody. While you can’t blame our new president for ... of divo... read more



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