NPR's Bias Factory

Opinion | Jim Simpson

The network reported inaccurate numbers on refugee resettlement.

The System Is Rigged: Trapping The Poor In Poverty

Opinion | Dr. C. L. Gray

Thanks to welfare, lower-income Americans often find themselves living to a lifetime of government dependence rather than a lifetime with advancement or dreams.

A Social Policy For Donald Trump

Opinion | Stephen Baskerville

Trump must simultaneously reign in welfare and reach out to the poor.

Gov't Agency Has No Clue How Much It Wastes On Welfare Overpayments

US | Kathryn Watson
Lots of money (Photo: Shutterstock)

Didn’t report improper payment estimates

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

Opinion | Michael Tanner and Charles Hughes

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

Despite Laws, Colorado Welfare Recipients Getting Cash At Liquor Stores And Pot Shops

US | Greg Campbell

State reportedly knows about the violations, but hasn’t enforced the law

After Senator's Investigation, 'No Welfare For Weed' Bill Passes House

Politics | Jonah Bennett

‘The fact that some people are using welfare for weed is outrageous’

Number Of Americans On Welfare At All Time High

US | Jonah Bennett
President Obama listens after nominating Director of the Office of Management and Budget Burwell to replace outgoing Health Secretary Sebelius, during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House

Data goes back over 20 years

11 Surprising Things You Can Buy With Food Stamps

US | Hannah Bleau
Food Stamp Nutritional Assistance

Can’t afford pot? Not to worry

Santorum Questions Whether The GOP Cares About Poor People

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos

‘If you really cared, you’d talk about the problems they have’

Will welfare drug-testing work in Mississippi?

Politics | Katie Callahan
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant speaks at a National Governors

‘It’s actually about tough love and giving people a hand up than a handout’

Former welfare office head, with gambling habit, embezzles nearly $300k

US | Caroline May
A dealer picks up chips on a mock black jack casino table during a photo opportunity Picture taken September 28, 2013. REUTERS/Yuya Shino (JAPAN - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS SOCIETY) -

Welfare director develops elaborate scheme to steal taxpayer dollars to feed gambling habit

GOP lawmakers move to outlaw use of welfare benefit cards in marijuana shops

Politics | Caroline May
A fully budded marijuana plant ready for trimming is seen at the Botanacare marijuana store ahead of their grand opening on New Year's day in Northglenn, Colorado
'While some may decide to spend their own money on drugs, we're not going to give them a taxpayer subsidy to do it'

Republican senator pushes for welfare work requirements

Politics | Caroline May

‘Poverty is not just the absence of money, but also the absence of opportunity’

MSNBC host shames Democratic senator for daring to suggest welfare waste exists

Politics | Brendan Bordelon

‘Maligns people who are incredibly needy’

'Rodney King, Baby'

Politics | Grae Stafford

‘If it stays like this there is gona be a uproar in the city of L.A. … a Rodney King, baby’

LA County will pay HOW MUCH in welfare benefits to illegal immigrant parents?

US | Caroline May
Food Stamp Program

‘These costs do not even include the hundreds of millions of dollars spent annually for education’

Don't work in Hawaii, make $29 an hour

US | Michael Bastasch
Hawaii Beaches

Hawaiians on welfare earn 167% of the state’s median salary

4 in 5 Americans at risk of poverty, joblessness, reliance on welfare

US | Caroline May

‘Poverty is no longer an issue of ‘them,’ it’s an issue of ‘us”