The Trump budget’s 20 percent cut to CHIP is not an acceptable starting point for the upcoming congressional debate over reauthorizing CHIP funding.
President Trump’s budget cuts translate into direct harms for Americans across the country.
Trump’s budget is a governmentwide assault on public health, the nation’s coasts and outdoors, and energy innovation.
The Trump budget would endanger the health and safety of American families while giving tax cuts to millionaires.
The Trump budget would be particularly damaging for Americans with disabilities.
The Trump budget would squeeze working families for the benefit of wealthy elites.
Between climate denial and severe budget cuts, President Trump is dealing a double blow to those living on the brink.
Disability benefits are not the cause of declining labor force participation among prime-age men.
Instead of trying to cut legal aid, President Trump should be investing in it.
The economy is not producing access to a good, stable middle-class life for people who do not go to college. On prudential and ethical grounds, progressives must do more to create decent job opportunities and secure family situations for all working people facing difficult economic conditions not within their control.
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Trump’s actions during his first 100 days in office have time and again benefitted corporations and the wealthy at the expense of ordinary Americans.
Recent federal and state actions against sanctuary cities would gut these communities’ economic foundations and decimate the basic living standards of struggling Americans.
Flawed racial stereotypes about welfare in America lay at the heart of the administration’s decision-making on the budget.
While criminal justice reform may be stalled in Congress for now, red, blue, and purple states alike are moving forward with their own reforms.