Music Mogul Moby Pushes For Food Stamp Junk Food Ban

US | Thomas Phippen
Musician Moby attends a news conference on Internet freedom May 18, 2006 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Moby called on the Congress not to allow giant telecommunication companies like AT&T and Verizon to take over the Internet. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘Big food conglomerates go to the bank while the poor end up in the emergency room’

Trump Has A New Plan To Save Money On Food Stamps

US | Amber Randall
U.S. President Donald Trump pushes a shopping cart as he visits the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Welfare Square food distribution center in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Radical and risky’

Food Stamp Enrollment Fell Hard During Trump's First Year

Politics | Jack Crowe
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‘Guiding people to self-sufficiency’

Number Of Food Stamp Recipients Drop After States Establish Work Requirements

Politics | Kerry Picket
Electronic Benifits Transfer (EBT) cards are issued to eligable applicants who come to the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) processing center at the First Baptist Church gymnasium in Monks Corner, SC, on Nov. 17, 2015. USDA /FLICKR

‘There are talented people across our country who aren’t pursuing the full potential of their capabilities’

Snap Chat Just Went Public And ... Wow

Business | Robert Donachie
FILE PHOTO: The logo of messaging app Snapchat is seen at a booth at TechFair LA, a technology job fair, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2017. To match Analysis SNAP-IPO/HARDWARE REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

Way above expectations

Adults In These 7 States Will Have To Work Again If They Want Food Stamps

US | Thomas Phippen
Protesters hold replicas of food stamps during a rally in support of higher pay for low-wage earners outside the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (

‘No one who is able-bodied and able to work should be drawing food stamps, period’

Junk Food Stamps

Opinion | Chris Edwards

The food stamp program is one of the government’s biggest hypocrisies.

Congress Is Great At Manufacturing One Thing: Crises

Opinion | Neil Siefring
John Boehner returns to his office after a visit to the House floor for procedural votes for legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security at the Capitol in Washington

Waiting until the last minute to pass unimaginative legislation perpetuates our nation’s problems

DC Has A Bigger Welfare State Than Any European Country Besides Denmark

Opinion | Michael Tanner and Charles Hughes
U.S. Bureau Of Engraving And Printing Oversees Dollar Bill Production Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

The District’s welfare system has a poor track record of helping people transition to work.

Reducing Government Dependency Is A Good Thing

Opinion | Kristina Ribali

Its time to end waivers for work-for-welfare arrangements.