Tag: welfare

Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) program; grocery shopping

WIC Welfare Participation Hits 17-Year Low

Participation in the Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) welfare program hit a 17-year low in 2017, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

medicaid

Turn Off, Tune Out, Drop In, Die Off: Medicaid Funds the White Death

Medicaid is gently tugging tens of thousands of healthy Americans to their early deaths each year, according to analysts who are trying to explain the massive and unprecedented spike in deaths among middle-aged Americans in post-industrial America.

Finland

Finland Tests Plan to Replace Welfare State

Finland is launching a “radical experiment” to see if a simple monthly payment can replace the nation’s ever-expanding tangle of welfare programs.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a lunch hosted by the Economic Club of New York on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Trump: ‘The Only Thing’ Clinton ‘Can Offer Is a Welfare Check’

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump argued that Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton can only offer welfare checks during a speech before The Economic Club of New York in New York City, NY on Thursday. Trump said, “The

Puerto Rico bailout (Kathy Willens / Associated Press)

Puerto Rico Intends to Default Despite U.S. Aid

Despite Congress being ready to pass special legislation to restructure its $70 billion in debt, the Governor of Puerto Rico announced that the U.S. Territory will default on July 1.