The policy is a true budget buster and is ineffective in the long term.
It's not robbing Peter to pay Paul. It's more like robbing Peter to pay Peter.
If you don't take Oliver Anthony's surprise hit song too seriously, it's a lot of fun. Regrettably, a lot of people are taking the song much too seriously indeed.
New work requirements will target those over age 50, but the debt ceiling deal also loosens existing work requirements for those under age 50.
The policy has some bipartisan support, despite the fact that it has mostly been a failure since its inception.
The G Word, a new documentary, only occasionally covers serious issues. But it opts not to do honest reporting.
Replacing parts of SNAP with a poorly overseen food delivery program turned out to be an expensive disaster.
Using the process of elimination, the culprit seems clear.
The pandemic relief bill isn't just a one-time splurge. It's the start of a new era of federal spending.
In most circumstances, parents would be eligible to receive $3,000 per child annually, doled out in monthly checks. It could be a major overhaul of how the federal government handles welfare.
This is why we can't have serious conversations about government spending.
New research shows that income surveys erroneously categorized some households as extremely poor actually had "net worth in the millions" of dollars.
Center for American Progress' Neera Tanden and Foundation for Government Accountability's Tarran Bragdon debate government handouts at the Soho Forum.
Neera Tanden from the Center for American Progress vs. Tarren Bragdon from the Foundation for Government Accountability.
Neera Tanden from the Center for American Progress vs. Tarren Bragdon from the Foundation for Government Accountability at the Soho Forum.
The party is in trouble because of Prime Minister Theresa May's dementia tax
The basic-income scheme is meant to save Finland money and reduce the country's high unemployment rate.
Paul Ryan's Poverty Plan: Good on Incarceration, Licensing, Perverse Incentives; Not So Good on Paternalism
What's worthwhile in the Wisconsin congressman's proposals, and what's not
Federal regulations run up against federal regulations
Government has decided that a family with one parent earning over £50,000 a year doesn't need the extra cash
Corporate welfare has all of the disadvantages of social-welfare spending with none of the benefits.