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House GOP Follows Ryan Anti-Poverty Plan With Pro-Poverty Legislation

Chuck Marr | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics
Chuck Marr

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) extolled the anti-poverty effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and, in his new poverty prop...

A New War on Poverty

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 11.19.2012 | Education
Adam Kirk Edgerton

When I hear talking points, I see students in my mind. And I know that if we don't fight, and advocate, and write, and rally, Upward Bound and TRiO will disappear.

House GOP Cuts Are Theologically Immoral

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

Theologically, these proposed cuts are a sin. They would harm the most vulnerable among us and endanger the planet. There is no getting around it: the House GOP budget is an immoral document.

The State Of The Union: A Christian Response To President Obama

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

The president needs to take a more public role in addressing the issue of poverty. We need his voice now more than ever.

President Obama Should Outline Plan To Reduce Poverty By Half

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

I'm praying that President Obama uses the State of the Union to re-affirm his commitment to cut poverty. In doing so, he will offer hope to millions who are struggling in unimaginable ways.

Poverty in America: A Relative Term

David Beckmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Beckmann

Measuring poverty in a way that more accurately reflects today's demands on a family's budget is necessary to ensure that no family is left behind.

Trinidad Journal: Drummit2Summit Launches Sustainability First Initiative

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arlene M. Roberts

Faced with the prospect of rapidly depleting natural resources globally, there are renewed calls to find alternate sources of energy an...