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Being convicted of a crime has thousands of consequences besides incarceration...

Cynthia A. Golembeski, Rutgers University Newark At least 77 million U.S. adults have criminal records, including nearly 7 million currently in prison or jail...

Restricting SNAP benefits could hurt millions of Americans – and local...

Cindy Leung, University of Michigan and Julia A. Wolfson, University of Michigan The U.S. Department of Agriculture is trying to restrict access to Supplemental Nutrition...

Selecting groceries ahead of time helps some shoppers make healthier choices

Anya Samek, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences I often toss items into my grocery cart that I have...

US poverty statistics ignore millions of struggling Americans

Sophie Mitra, Fordham University and Debra Brucker, University of New Hampshire Who counts as poor in the U.S. today? Measuring the share of the population that...

Getting poorer while working harder: The ‘cliff effect’

Susan R. Crandall, University of Massachusetts Boston Forty percent of all working-age Americans sometimes struggle to pay their monthly bills. There is no place in...

The Trump administration wants to tighten SNAP work requirements, bypassing Congress

Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, North Carolina State University The Trump administration wants to tighten even further longstanding restrictions on who is eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

The 2019 government shutdown is just the latest reason why poor...

Jamila Michener, Cornell University I conduct a lot of in-depth interviews with people like a woman I’ll call Angie as part of my work as...

The GOP’s poor arguments for doubling down on SNAP’s work requirements

Patricia Smith, University of Michigan Republicans aim to tighten the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s work requirements as part of the farm bill Congress is debating. These...

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