Articles About Food Stamps
- James I. Clark III
The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?
Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics, who often discusses the economy, recently said something disturbing and fascinating about the possibility of a double-dip recession. According to Zandi, it could be the only recession that we will ourselves into. Zandi was talking about gloomy expectations that make people so nervous that in terms of economics, they freeze. His […]
- Tom Silva
The House That Started a Foreclosure Frenzy
A small, weathered, blue-gray house in Denmark, ME, set off a national uproar about the foreclosure crisis when its owner, Nicolle Bradbury, lost her job and stopped paying her mortgage two years ago. The family, which includes Bradbury’s disabled husband and two children, lives on food stamps and welfare. When the bank started to foreclose […]
- Tom Silva
Buddy, Can You Spare a Job?
With the national unemployment rate at 10.2 percent, President Barack Obama is focusing on job creation – the American public’s number one concern. The administration’s “White House to Main Street” summit and tour is gathering advice from a variety of stakeholders, including business executives, small-business owners, economists, union officials and Ed Pawlowski, the mayor of […]