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LePage Tries To Block Medicaid Expansion In Maine By Labeling It ‘Welfare’

Aleta Sprague and Rachel Black's piece on the 'welfare queen' was referenced in Talking Points Memo


The Media Narrative Around Families Is Racist and Homophobic. It Needs to Stop.

Aleta Sprague and Rachel Black's piece on the 'welfare queen' was referenced in TalkPoverty


How do you save for retirement as a freelancer?

Justin King was quoted in CBS MoneyWatch on how to save for a retirement as a freelancer


Where's the Empathy for Black Poverty and Pain?

Rachel Black and Aleta Sprague's piece on the 'welfare queen' was cited in a CNN article on poverty in the Black community


Post Offices Could Give Low-Income Americans Access to Financial Services

The Mapping Financial Opportunity project was cited in a MarketWatch article on the potential of postal banking


Republicans learn to love a regulation

Justin King was quoted in Politico on the GOP's move to repeal Obama-era secure choice regulations


Why Bernie Sanders’ Brainstorm Shouldn’t Die

Justin King was quoted in Bill Moyers about Bernie Sanders' idea about using postal banking as a payday lending alternative


The Myth of the 'Welfare Queen'

Rachel Black and Aleta Sprague spoke on NHPR's Word of Mouth about the myth of the 'Welfare Queen'


Rethinking Policies for the Demands of Modern American Families

Mia Birdsong and Anne-Marie Slaughter spoke on KQED Radio about policy changes that can help meet the demands of today's families


The 'Welfare Queen' Is a Lie

Rachel Black spoke on Solomon Jones's morning radio show, Wake Up With WURD, to discuss the myth of the welfare queen