Republicans are bringing 'welfare queen' politics to the tax cut fight

Rachel Black and Aleta Sprague wrote for The Washington Post on how the GOP is reusing an old stereotype in the tax cut brawl

How the Equifax Hack Could Hurt Anyone Applying for a Job

Barbara Kiviat wrote for the Atlantic on how the Equifax hack could hurt people looking for jobs.

The CFPB Is Making Government More Accountable. The GOP Wants to Stop It.

Barbara Kiviat wrote for the Washington Monthly on the GOP's attempt to reduce transparency and accountability within the CFPB.

Ten of Trump's Budget's Cruelest Cuts

Rachel Black wrote for CNN about the worst cuts in Trump's "skinny budget."

How to Make Social Policy Help Those Who Need it Most

Reid Cramer wrote for the Hill about Family-Centered Social Policy's new approach to designing social policy.

The Assault on Food Stamps is Misguided

Justin King and Aleta Sprague wrote for the Washington Monthly about the recent assault on SNAP programs.

Where Childcare Is an Economic Engine

Brigid Schulte wrote in The Atlantic about child care in Georgia.

Why Parents Are Being Forced to Find Childcare Underground

Alieza Durana wrote in The Atlantic about the difficulties families in New Mexico have finding child care, and the low wages providers earn.

Is Family Economics Enough?

Mark Schmitt wrote for Democracy on the how we think about social policy and what it means for the upcoming election.

Checking Your Balance in a SNAP

Food stamp recipients can use text messages to find out how much they have left—while in line at the grocery store.

A Poor Way of Measuring Poverty

Patricia Hart and Rachel Black's article "A Poor Way of Measuring Poverty" was published in Pacific Standard Magazine.

Connect Every Child to a Lifelong Savings Account

A proposal to reorient policy towards savings and away from an exclusive focus on income.