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No Food Stamps for the Unemployed? NYC's Been There, Done That, and Its Not Pretty

American Anthropological Association | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York
American Anthropological Association

Cutting meager food stamp benefits to Americans who are out of work or requiring them to attend dead-end job placement training and Work Experience programs will do nothing to improve the over-all economy. It certainly hasn't in New York.

Is Experience Seen as Too Costly in Today's Economy?

Gil Laroya | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business
Gil Laroya

Experience, says, in one word, that "I did that", "I was there", and "I made that happen." So why then, are so many employers forgoing the chance of enlisting experienced workers toward they corporate cause, in lieu of finding more affordable workers?

MTA May Use Welfare Recipients To Clean The Subways

Posted 05.29.2011 | New York

The MTA may put welfare recipients to work, cleaning the city's trains and subways, in an effort to cut costs in wake of a large state deficit that ha...

New York Must Learn the Lessons of a Valuable Federal Program

Chloe Tribich | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chloe Tribich

A small but highly effective provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has expired.