Poverty

Energy Expert: Poverty Stricken Don't 'Give a Damn' About Warming

Left-wing conference hears that without prosperity people won't try to fix climate; promotes government mandate for flex-fuel cars.

Notable Quotables - 08/13/2007

NY Times: Poverty's a Huge Issue, Though We're Better Off Than Ever; Wealth Redistribution is Centrist Policy

NY Times Magazine devotes 21,000 words to warped economic perspective.

CNN's Roberts: Obama's $162,100 Senate salary 'modest'

Perhaps anchor should announce his earnings along with candidate's reported income.

Are "Cuts in Welfare" Risking Lives of Poor Infants?

Reporter Erik Eckholm finds a familiar culprit for an increase in black infant mortality in Mississippi: "The setbacks have raised questions about the impact of cuts in welfare and ...

Times Laments Denied Medicaid Enrollment for Americans without Birth Certificates

Correspondent Robert Pear insisted a new Bush administration policy requiring documentation for Medicaid has "shut out tens of thousands" of Americans eligible for the program. Yet even Pear ...

World Health Organization Backs Expanded Use of Media-Overlooked DDT

News reports have focused on environmentalist alternatives instead of the most effective method of malaria prevention.

Where Poverty's Rise Ends, Slanted Coverage Continues

Media ignore or downplay income increases and halt in poverty's rise, insisting worker pay is dropping.

The Failures of Welfare Reform, Courtesy of a Left-Wing Source

"...a growing group of poor families, known to scholars as the 'disconnected,' that are scraping by without either cash benefits or employment." Where?

Crazy 8s

Live 8, G-8 coverage cheerleads sending billions of U.S. dollars to Africa
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