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Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

Many thousands more are living in deep poverty and paying more than they can afford for rent, leaving them extremely vulnerable to homelessness.

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What Does Poverty Mean to Children?

Child poverty has reached record levels with over 16 million children affected. One in 13 Americans are jobless, and many children are growing up with little hope for their future.



The 2015 CHALENG Survey

2015 CHALENG survey on Veterans Homelessness is open. Veterans, Community, Partners, VA Staff

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"How The GOP Made Fiscal Responsibility Look Irresponsible": It's A Matter Of When, Not If, Republicans Will Cave

It’s a minor miracle: Both houses of the Republican-controlled Congress have passed a budget.

Now, that’s the easy part compared to getting appropriations bills to Obama’s desk that he will actually sign. 704 more words


Dissociative Amnesia

Psychology, my college major, is a social science, not regulated by real math or hard science, but governed by just-conceived “statistically significant” theories. The field of study is fraught with periodic eliminations of previously-thought treatable medical diagnoses (neurosis of the 1950’s) and re-definitions of old disorders (was multiple personality-now dissociative identity disorder). 524 more words


Poor Face Most Pain As Automatic Budget Cuts Take Effect ...

The $85 billion in automatic cuts working their way through the federal budget spare many programs that aid the poorest and most vulnerable Americans, including the Children’s Health Insurance Program and food stamps.

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