Accounting for grocery prices and the effort eating home-prepared meals requires, the benefits commonly called food stamps fall far short of paying enough for the poor to eat right.
Cutting the program formerly known as food stamps would hurt low-income Americans and the whole economy.
The Communications Decency Act was passed in 1996, seven years before the debut of MySpace. It helped online publishing grow – and to escape consequences for the way users might be harmed.
Despite all their anti-tax sentiments, Republicans from Hoover to Trump have embraced this levy on sales at the pump.
Banning relationships is likely to be ineffective and may result in disengagement, secrecy and resentment by employees of the encroachment of employment policies into genuinely private matters.
The long-awaited $1.5 trillion plan fails to address some major obstacles to private investment.
The $1.5 trillion plan he's proposing would do the most for ventures that don't really need the government's help and ignores some major obstacles to private investment.
Today's women's movement can succeed if organizers learn from the past.
No one will be turned away at the emergency room because of the shutdown. But it will take the government longer to respond to public health crises.
The 12 months since Donald Trump unexpectedly took office have proffered constant shocks to the system in which the occupants of the White House remind us they are not playing by the rules.
Funding for a children's health insurance program ran out at the end of last September. Despite the program's clear benefits, plans to renew it have been caught in partisan bickering.
America finds itself in uncharted territory under Donald Trump – not least when it comes to climate change and Israel policy.
Historically, wishful thinking has blunted pushback.
Giving could decline by $21 billion or more per year.
More than US$20 billion per year in giving is potentially at stake.
If Republicans don’t cut taxes on the wealthy when they have control of both houses of Congress and the presidency, what do they live for?
A provision in the House's pending tax bill would let religious and secular nonprofits engage in political speech without facing a penalty.
Love him or hate him, Donald Trump has shown us a great deal in his short time on the political stage. For that, we should be grateful. Here are the lessons taught by Prof. Trump.
The federal government created a program in 1968 to insure homes in the US from flooding, yet few of the houses hammered by Harvey's record rainfall were covered.
The notion that obesity mostly afflicts the poor is a misconception.