Trumponomics is a thin veneer of an excuse for giving America’s rich, such as billionaire Carl Icahn, whatever they want, while sticking it to everyone else. (At left, a drawing of Icahn.)
The journey of the retiring speaker of the House may be tragic, but he bears great responsibility for the trouble he and the Republican Party face.
If a plan allowing states to require certain food stamp recipients to undergo drug testing comes to fruition, it will be a win for conservatives seeking ways to curb the safety net program.
Critics say a proposal to replace the food stamp program with deliveries of food would punish the poor.
The company routinely pays wages barely above the poverty line, while using intrusive surveillance systems to monitor the workforce and measure if targets were met.
Whenever bad news registers in this part of Appalachia, the president isn't blamed—because the allegiance of those here is as much emotional as it is economic.
Donald Trump wants to slash services for the underprivileged to expand the military and give corporations and rich Americans big tax cuts.
A growing number of states are booting poor people from assistance programs.
Legislators want to limit how citizens in need spend government benefits and force them to give up their privacy and freedom in the process. The Washington Post's Emily Badger explains why this is evidence of a blatant double standard.