Thousands take to the streets as discontent with government crackdowns builds amid roiling protests.
American families who can't afford simple needs like diapers seek solace in charity run diaper banks.
We're talking about block grants because the Republican budget resolutions are coming out this week and such budgets have used this mechanism to propose deep cuts in Medicaid and SNAP (food stamps).
Addressing these questions might - or might not - change the anything but pretty picture painted by Weeden and Kurzban: that
Government doesn't always work as well as it should, but there are solutions. Today, government pays for programs regardless of whether they work, and bears all of the risk of that investment.
Both women and men should vote for elected officials whose actions show that they have the best interests of the citizens and country in mind, but for some reason, they don't.
The worst thing about being poor is the fear. It's the fear of not being able to afford a place to live. It's the fear of not being able to go to the doctor, buy medicine, or put gas in the car. It's the fear of never being able to hold our heads up high again.
Yes, we sure like to work. It's unfortunate, then, that so many Hispanics who reach old age have nothing to show for it.
If you don't start out at the right time with the right policies, the increased costs are dramatic.
I don't depend on my government for very many things, if you don't count the nation's infrastructure, copyright and patent protection, justice, defense, and even the occasional laugh, all of which enjoy the dependence of all Americans.