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"No proposed plan for universal basic income has been perfect, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try."
By Anya Jabour Since openly gay South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced his bid for the presidency, news outlets
The caps are supposed to dissuade welfare recipients from having more children. They haven’t worked.
The extra help unemployed people got during the Great Recession has emboldened states to mistreat them.
People significantly overestimate the number of African-Americans benefiting from the largest programs.
Activists want to put a human face on public assistance.
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The charge means Sherin Mathews' father could face the death penalty or life in prison if found guilty.
A new policy that would allow states to mandate work requirements on Medicaid beneficiaries is as unnecessary as it is punitive.
Incarcerated for almost two months in a gilded cage in Riyadh’s luxurious Ritz Carlton Hotel, Saudi billionaire businessman