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How Rich Old White Men Are Taking Lunch Money Away From...

AFRICANGLOBE - In the last year about 75 schools have been closed in Philadelphia and Chicago, almost all of them in Black neighborhoods. Cuts to Head Start and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program have taken food away from schoolchildren. The cuts are directly related to the dramatic dropoff in federal corporate tax revenue. Our country's missing tax revenue can be found in the growing stock portfolios of...

House Passes Farm Bill Without Food Stamps

House Republicans have approved a farm bill sans food stamps, leaving a gaping hole in the middle of the measure for the first time in 40 years. The decision to cleave food stamps — formerly called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, from the rest of the farm bill gives Republicans a victory after GOP lawmakers in the House turned down the full measure last month.