Amplifying the call for a universal basic income, a United Nations expert has presented a report describing the idea as “a bold and imaginative solution” at a time of growing economic insecurity.
The UN’s appeal to assist people in north-east Nigeria is too late to avert a disaster eight years in the making
JOHANNESBURG — The World Food Program is sounding the alarm over a severe funding shortfall in Nigeria that could endanger the lives of 4.7 million people affected by hunger in the nation’s volatile northeast. The U.N. agency has received just under […]
Planned Parenthood could soon lose tens of millions of dollars in federal funding. On Thursday, President Donald Trump is expected to repeal an Obama administration measure that prevents states from defunding family planning organizations that provide abortions. Here’s how we […]
by Chuck Collins This post originally appeared at Yes! Magazine. With national policy likely to compound the income and wealth gap in the coming years, states and localities are fighting back. Across the country, local jurisdictions aren’t waiting for federal action […]
Obamacare is more popular than ever, according to a new poll. Fifty-five percent of Americans now support the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to Gallup’s latest polling. This represents a major turnaround from five months ago, when 42% approved and […]
Trump’s secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, has said Ayn Rand’s novel “Atlas Shrugged” is his favorite book. Mike Pompeo, head of the CIA, cited Rand as a major inspiration. Before he withdrew his nomination, Trump’s pick to head the Labor Department, Andrew Puzder, revealed that he devotes much free time to reading Rand. The Conversation
President Donald Trump’s State Department announced late Monday that it was cutting off millions of dollars in funding for a United Nations family planning agency that offers reproductive and maternal health services worldwide, serving tens of thousands of women.
In light of the Washington Post’s new profile of a Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applicant in Lamar County, Alabama, let’s put the story in its proper context…
With a stroke of a pen on Tuesday, President Donald Trump set off a panic among environmentalists and celebrations in coal country in an executive order he proclaimed would lead to a “new era in American energy.” Everybody needs to […]