A proposal to provide direct cash payments to expectant mothers and newborns could shield children from the long-term effects of growing up poor.
Over the past few decades, salaries and working conditions for airport employees have eroded. HuffPost Live's Zach Carter finds out what has caused this change, and what workers are doing to fight for a living wage.
Cook County will send up to 3,250 eligible residents $500 a month in cash assistance for two years, becoming a leader in the movement for universal basic income.
The same bill getting all the blame for inflation gets some credit for reducing material hardship last year.
The American Rescue Plan lifted 4 million children out of poverty. This legislation didn’t simply make life a little easier for some Americans. It saved lives.
Romney has given Democrats their best hope of resurrecting the enhanced child tax credit.
Oxfam has released a report ahead of the 2019 World Economic Forum meeting in Davos highlighting how low taxes on the world’s wealthiest has led to inequality that is ‘out of control’. Taxes on the super rich are at the lowest level they’ve been in decades, while hundreds of millions of children across the globe go without education and millions struggle to access healthcare, according to Oxfam. They suggest that a 0.5 percent increase in taxes on the wealthiest one percent could provide the funds to support those education and health services.
My husband "tries not to let it get to him, and I can tell he’s working hard to keep up appearances in front of me and the few friends who still speak to us."
Medical care remains too expensive for many Americans. Those living in poverty don’t have the luxury of missing work. Hear their stories of survival and perseverance.
Leaked emails show Stephen Miller is as racist as you think he is and now democrats are calling for him to resign.