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  1. welfare
    Trump Will Always Find a Way to Punish the PoorTrump bypasses Congress to propose stricter work requirements for food stamps.
  2. food insecurity
    The Farmers’ Market SNAP Crisis Gets ‘Emergency Support,’ But No Clear SolutionA nonprofit group with previous experience will fund the payment platform for 30 more days.
  3. food insecurity
    20,000 New Yorkers Will Likely Lose Farmers’ Market Access Next Month“We found out last Tuesday.”
  4. Senate Clears Farm Bill, Setting Up Fight With House GOP Over SNAPDonald Trump is the tiebreaker, and while he’s demagogued about SNAP work requirements, he’s not threatening a veto if they are missing.
  5. GOP Likely to Sneak Cuts to Food Stamps Through the House This WeekThere are still ongoing fights over SNAP work requirements and farm subsidy limits, but one obstacle to the farm bill has fallen.
  6. Farm Bill Defeated in House Over Food Stamp and Immigration IssuesHouse GOP lost Democratic Farm Bill votes by insisting on new SNAP work requirements. Then conservatives took it hostage over an immigration fight.
  7. Trump Demands More Stringent Work Requirements for Food Stamps RecipientsIt’s a great way for Trump to demagogue about shiftless welfare bums without actually making major changes in a popular program.
  8. No, Democratic Populism Won’t Force Republicans to Accept Big GovernmentReihan Salam wants Republicans to develop a positive agenda of universal programs the white working class will embrace. It’s not going to happen.
  9. Moby Has a Take on Food Stamps — and It’s JunkThe vegan electronic musician’s liberal paternalism doesn’t have me SNAPping my fingers.
  10. McConnell Says No to Ryan’s Dream of Cutting Entitlements in 2018Ryan wants to use power to achieve ideological goals. McConnell wants power for power’s sake.
  11. select all
    Why Spectacles Are So Important to SnapchatIt’s hard to think outside the box when you don’t own the box.
  12. Loss Leaders
    Congressman Says Low-Income Kids Should ‘Sweep Cafeteria Floors’ inGreat, let’s put in an order for a million tiny brooms.
  13. The Chain Gang
    Reports Say Low-Paying Fast-Food Jobs Cost Billions in Public AssistanceIt’s all about the American dream, it turns out.
  14. Shutdown
    How the Government Shutdown May Affect the Way You EatSBA loans, meat inspections, and food stamps are all affected.
  15. the choice
    Fox Is Spoofing The Voice With a Dating ShowIt’s called The Choice, and there are spinning chairs.
  16. Food Journalism
    Turns Out Marion Nestle Helped Out With That HuffPo Op-Ed After AllAnd she still believes that soda should not be an eligible food stamp purchase.
  17. Food Journalism
    Marion Nestle Doesn’t Write HuffPo Story, Gets Credit for It AnywayBut, yeah, she doesn’t want people buying soda with food stamps.
  18. Openings
    First Look at SNAP: The Meatpacking Gets the Sports Bar It DeservesGet ready for “Sports Nightlife and Pasttime” on 14th Street.