A signature Republican proposal is the idea of adding work requirements to social programs like SNAP (food stamps) and even, some propose, to Medicaid. What would this actually mean?
The farm bill circulating in the House of Representatives right now would be a disaster for low-income Americans who rely on food stamps, according to the New York Times. The multiyear spending bill would change the income and expense criteria that allows low-income people to qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition…
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, with a net worth of $127 billion. Meanwhile, a staggering number of Amazon’s warehouse employees depend on food stamps to stay alive.
Electronic dance musician Moby has finally weighed in on whether programs for poor people should be more or less restrictive. What answer, exactly, did the six-time Grammy nominated techno artist Moby land on?
Once a month I take a trip to the farmer’s market where I purchase meat from the butcher and fresh fruits and vegetables. I get roughly enough to last for a month and freeze it in meal-size portions for my family of five. I shop in season so I get a good price on the fruits and vegetables I buy, allowing me to store…
The Trump administration does not want to force cash poor families to eat pre-boxed meal rations after all. It just wants them to stop receiving food assistance altogether.
Amazon Go, the company’s new Seattle-based automated convenience store that opened up to the public on Monday, allows customers to zoom on in, grab whatever their hearts desire, and get out, all without having to deal with a checkout line or a human manning the register.