Special Report: Emergency SNAP Benefits End Nationwide
Co-published with Erie News Now. Nearly 41 million Americans will see the pandemic boost to their SNAP benefits expire on March 1st, including folk here in Pennsylvania.
The US struggle to pay for food: ‘No matter how well you budget, you will run out of something’
Co-published with The Guardian. Why have some US states opted out of nearly $4bn in emergency funds that would have helped their poorest residents?
SNAP Benefits Put to the Test in Erie, Pennsylvania
Co-published with Erie News Now. To get a better understanding of what it is like for those who rely on SNAP benefits, Erie News Now's Jamison Hixenbaugh …
Trump’s Online SNAP Program Helps Amazon and Walmart, But Leaves Rural People Behind
Co-published with In These Times. The government’s online food assistance program doesn’t include independent grocers and ignores the gaps in rural infrastructure.
Why I Came Out as Being Poor
Co-published with The Guardian. Publicly admitting my struggle perpetuated the feeling that I was undeserving of most things – but anyone could find themselves in a …
The New War on Food Stamps
Co-published with AlterNet. Conservative lawmakers are making it harder for the hungry to feed themselves.