Once Again, Poor People With Cell Phones Become Scapegoats for the Right

Louisiana Senator David Vitter wants to

Senate Accepts Deal to Kick Formerly Incarcerated Off Food Benefits

If this amendment ends up in the farm bill and passes, it would hit African Americans particularly hard.

'Obamaphones': A Case Study in How Race Perverts the Spending Debate

Tea party Republicans have used race to demonize a longstanding government phone subsidy for people living in poverty.