Topic | hunger

Repost: We All Live on Food Stamps

Repost: We All Live on Food Stamps

During our vacation, we thought it would be a good time to revisit some previous posts. This one on SNAP seems sadly current again as millions of Americans are suffering from cuts to this critical program. First published June, 2013 The Farm Bill is dead for now, in part over right wing demands to cut […]

We All Live On Food Stamps

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  The Farm Bill is dead for now, in part over right wing demands to cut food stamps. This post was written last year but it timely now. We all live on food stamps. About 45 million people in the U.S. receive food stamps. That’s about 14 percent of the American population. For 6 million […]

Food Stamps Thanksgiving

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I’ve gone on a rant about the short-sightedness of most criticism of programs like food stamps before. But, with Thanksgiving coming up it seemed to me appropriate to get back on my soap box. About 45 million people in the U.S. receive food stamps. That’s about 14 percent of the American population. For 6 million […]