It is imperative that the Farm Bill and all policies that seek to meet human needs actually address the real lives of people and the systemic and structural oppression and injustice they face each day.
It is patently evident now that when it comes to giving tax breaks to the wealthy Republicans in Congress have abandoned all moral guides to pursue their heartless agenda of appeasing their benefactors at the expense of vulnerable people across the country.
Republicans in Congress – emboldened by the bully in the White House – are no longer trying to disguise how they feel toward lower and middle-income Americans.
GOP lawmaker's claim that Bible wants people to starve if they don't work is not only bad theology but shows he hasn't even read the Bible
As devastating as the food stamp cuts that took effect may be, they are just a preview of increased hunger 48 million Americans are going to face when Republicans led by Paul Ryan decimate SNAP.
The House's SNAP vote was cold, callous, and calculated by a Republican Party that hopes to ruin Barack Obama's presidency by any means necessary.
Republicans certainly find revenue to fund billions of dollars for oil subsidies and agricultural corporations but they claim they do not have the money to stop cuts to Meals on Wheels
A rash of other, mostly poor Republican-controlled, Southern states are falling deeper into poverty and the greatest amount of their policies' damage is affecting children.
The GOP has made it their goal to inflict harm on the least fortunate among us under cover of being fiscally responsible, but their fiscal concerns are a canard to cover their inhumanity.
The fact within many Americans’ lifetimes this country will be inhabited by a truly diverse population where whites are not the majority have caused conservatives to totally freak out.
By attacking poverty programs in a time of economic hardship, Republicans have proven how little human suffering accounts in their political equations.
Republican economic policy is responsible for a large part of the nation's deficit, but instead of taking responsibility, they are proposing making the poor responsible for deficit reduction.