Poverty

Welfare Gap

            With a new Republican majority, those of us who care about the poor are steeling for a new round of cuts to benefits. To his credit, Trump didn’t run [...]

January 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Social Welfare and Fraud

My friend and I recently discussed his frustrations with government assistance programs.  We supervise inmates from the local county jail and many inmates mention their past [...]

August 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

Minimum Wage Increase

  Of all of the policy agendas associated with Bernie Sanders, a $15 minimum wage is one of the most likely to be feasible in the short term. Whether one uses metrics of [...]

July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments