Category Archives: Welfare

New Short Video: “Welfare and the Politics of Poverty”

New Short Video: “Welfare and the Politics of Poverty” – Retro Report, New York Times.  Note, could be good for poverty law classes, either in class or as an assignment to watch.

New Book: “The Poverty Industry” (forthcoming 2016)

poverty industryNew Book: Daniel L. Hatcher, The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens (forthcoming 2016).

[Editor’s Note: I recently saw Prof. Hatcher present just a small part of the work related to this book at the poverty law conference and I think it is safe to say that this is a very promising book, to be published soon, covering matters that are not yet part of the standard refrains about poverty programs.]

New Article: “Why America Should Save SNAP”

New Article: Representative Rosa L. DeLauro, Why America Should Save SNAP, 52 Harv. J. on Leg. 267 (2015).

Op-Ed: “Welfare Benefits: The Contributory Myth: What You Pay In Isn’t What You Get Out”

Op-Ed: “Welfare Benefits: The Contributory Myth: What You Pay In Isn’t What You Get Out” – The Economist

News Coverage: “Uber For Welfare”

News Coverage: Cesar Conda and Derek Khanna, “Uber For Welfare” – Politico

Op-Ed: “Welfare Reform Reduced Poverty And No One Can Contest It” – Forbes

Op-Ed: Scott Winship, “Welfare Reform Reduced Poverty And No One Can Contest It“-Forbes

New Article: “How a Family Allowance Could End Poverty” – The Atlantic

New Article: “How a Family Allowance Could End Poverty” – The Atlantic

Op-Ed: “Block Granting SNAP (food stamps) Would Break A Crucial Anti-Poverty Program”

Op-Ed: Jared Bernstein, “Block Granting SNAP (food stamps) would break a crucial anti-poverty program,” The Washington Post.

News Coverage: “Jeb Bush wants to end food stamps.”

News Coverage: Jeb Bush wants to end food stamps.

News Article: How Poor Single Moms Survive – The Atlantic

News Article: How Poor Single Moms Survive – The Atlantic