Category Archives: Food

NY Times Editorial: “The Problem Isn’t Food Stamps, It’s Poverty”

NY Times Editorial: “The Problem Isn’t Food Stamps, It’s Poverty,” May 26, 2017.

Lots of News about Trump’s Budget Proposal and the Poor this Week

This week there was lots of coverage of Trump’s proposed budget (see this overview from the NY Times) and its effect on poor people.  Below are just some of the articles and op-eds on the topic:

Perhaps the headline from the NPR story says it best:

Lastly, perhaps to explain what Republicans think about all this, this week Ben Carson called poverty largely a state of mind.

News Article: Immigrants are going hungry so Trump won’t deport them

News Article: Caitlin Dewey, Immigrants are going hungry so Trump won’t deport them, Washington Post (Mar. 16, 2017).

News Article: Federal Anti-Poverty Programs Primarily Help the GOP’s Base

News Article: Ronald Brownstein, Federal Anti-Poverty Programs Primarily Help the GOP’s Base, The Atlantic (Feb. 16, 2017).

 

Report: Food Stamp Work Requirements and the Implications of Devolution

Report: Jane Collins, Food Stamp Work Requirements and the Implications of Devolution, The Gender Policy Report.

News Article: The Adults a Medicaid Work Requirement Would Leave Behind

News Article: Abby Goodnough, The Adults a Medicaid Work Requirement Would Leave Behind, New York Times (Feb. 25, 2017).

Column: We need to fix the social safety net, not shame those who need it

Column: Kristen S. Seefeldt, We need to fix the social safety net, not shame those who need it, PBS Newshour: Making Sense (Feb. 2, 2017).

Article: Understanding How Low– Socioeconomic Status Households Cope with Health Shocks: An Analysis of Multisector Linked Data

Article: Tammy Leonard, et al.,  Understanding How Low– Socioeconomic Status Households Cope with Health Shocks: An Analysis of Multisector Linked Data, 669 Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 125 (2017).

News Article: “In the Shopping Cart of a Food Stamp Household: Lots of Soda”

News Article: Anahad O’Connor, “In the Shopping Cart of a Food Stamp Household: Lots of Soda,” N.Y. Times (Jan. 13, 2017).

News Article: “In a California Valley, Healthy Food Everywhere but on the Table”

News Article: Thomas Fuller, “In a California Valley, Healthy Food Everywhere but on the Table,” N.Y. Times, Nov. 23, 2016.