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