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Hungry families sleep on the sidewalk, waiting for food in Hayward California

by March 15, 2011

(Hayward CA, August 15, 2009) Families receive food at a food distribution organized every month by Hope for the Heart in Hayward. Many people begin lining up for food the day before, and sleep overnight on the sidewalk in order to make sure they get their food before it runs out. Many families ar...

Contrary to “Entitlement Society” rhetoric, over nine-tenths of entitlement benefits go to elderly, disabled, or working households

by Arloc Sherman, Robert Greenstein, and Kathy Ruffing Center on Budget and Policy Priorities February 10, 2011

In recent years, official scorekeepers and academic researchers have devoted increased attention to the macroeconomic effects of tax cuts. The Treasury also conducted a “dynamic analysis” of the President’s tax cuts that was included in this year’s Mid-Session Review of the budget as well a...

People gathered on the Mall  to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the August 1963 March on Washington.  Photo: Bill O’Leary/Washington Post

I have a dream

by Martin Luther King August 28, 1968

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