Blog: Eye on the storm

Entries for September, 2013


A new "War on Poverty"

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have passed a bill cutting billions of dollars in federal food assistance to the poor. As it is seems unlikely to become law, the cut is apparently meant as a policy statement: The Republican Party declares a new "War on Poverty." Specifically targeted ...

By Mark Gibson

September 21, 2013 6:03 a.m. read more..


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