Melissa Boteach and Donna Cooper skewer the conservative think tank’s ridiculous ideas about what low-income Americans spend the bulk of their money on.
Video Alex Trice and Melissa Boteach explain why it’s absurd to cut critical services such as the Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program while leaving millionaire tax cuts untouched.
Scott Lilly, Melissa Boteach, and Katie Wright explore the ugly ramifications of the House Republican plan to make the states and the middle class pay for Medicaid cuts.
An infographic from Melissa Boteach shows that one day’s worth of millionaire tax cuts could spare low-income seniors and local food banks from drastic cuts.
An infographic from Melissa Boteach shows that conservatives are choosing one week’s worth of tax cuts for millionaires over nutrition assistance for families that need it.
Melissa Boteach and Seth Hanlon detail the links between extending the Bush tax cuts for millionaires last year and House Republicans’ vote to slash nutrition and food assistance to the neediest among us.
Los irresponsables recortes al presupuesto propuestos por los Conservadores en la Cámara perjudicarían la recuperación económica y empeorarían la pobreza e inequidad, escribe Melissa Boteach.
Leticia Miranda, Melissa Boteach, and Katie Wright outline how to fight rising Latino child poverty.
Melissa Boteach argues that Congress should find a different way to pay for the new child nutrition bill.
Video Melissa Boteach and Joy Moses discuss the new poverty data, what we can do to reduce rising poverty, and why it's important to focus on poverty amid other problems.
Los números del Censo publicados ayer reflejan un gran número de personas que viven en la pobreza, escribe Melissa Boteach. El Congreso debe abordar este problema.
Report The Census Bureau release of 2009 income, poverty, and health insurance shows that more families have lost health insurance coverage and have fallen into poverty.
Today’s census numbers show the largest number of people in poverty on record, writes Melissa Boteach. Congress needs to address this problem.
Melissa Boteach describe la campaña Half in Ten y explica por qué es importante para las comunidades de color.
The Great Recession struck like an economic hurricane across the country, writes Melissa Boteach. We need to combat its effects and rebuild our economy.