As Hunger Swells, Food Stamps Become a Partisan Flash Point

The New York Times | Jason DeParle

“This program is the single most powerful anti-hunger tool that we have and one of the most important economic development tools… Not to use it when we have so many people who are in such great need is heartbreaking. This is not a war that charity can win.”

New research from the Brookings Institution has revealed that nearly one in five children in the United States are not getting enough food. This article from The New York Times dives into disruptions in food support programs created by the coronavirus pandemic.

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