Now isn't the time to cut the supports the economy needs to grow again.
Our nation has a long way to fall before we reach Mexico's level of impoverishment, but some of our lawmakers appear willing to get there faster.
Jill Richardson puts her own brush with food stamps into a broader context.
We have a cockeyed view of poverty in America.
It's time to raise the minimum wage and peg it to inflation.
The government should expand the food stamp program, not shrink it.
Millionaire lawmaker Stephen Fincher is pushing for cuts to food stamps and increases in subsidies that will pad the Tennessee Republican's own bottom line.
Food stamps are under attack.