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The Latest News in Trump’s America

The Latest News in Trump’s America

Every other Thursday, the Equal Voice News digest, “Making It in Trump’s America: People, Policy & Poverty,” will track the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity. We’ll have reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. Here’s our latest:   It’s Only […]

Arkansas: Where Advocates Raise Voices for Progress

Arkansas: Where Advocates Raise Voices for Progress

If you want to understand the waves of populism, conservatism and progressive protest that have been roiling the country in recent months, Arkansas is a good place to start. Despite its reputation as a quiet, rural state, Arkansas has a history of conflicting and complex politics. It is a state steeped in populism, but also […]

Trump’s First 100 Days: Workers Get Pummeled. People Fight Back.

Trump’s First 100 Days: Workers Get Pummeled. People Fight Back.

As the contours of Donald Trump’s presidency over its first 100 days – and the priorities of the Republican-majority Congress – take shape, the economic impact on working families of this agenda is becoming clearer. Trump ran for election on a hard nationalist, economically populist platform, wooing voters in depressed regions of the country, and […]

The Latest News in Trump’s America

The Latest News in Trump’s America

Every other Thursday, the Equal Voice News digest, “Making It in Trump’s America: People, Policy & Poverty,” will track the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity. We’ll have reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. Here’s our latest:   Real Architects […]

The Latest News in Trump’s America

The Latest News in Trump’s America

Every other Thursday, the Equal Voice News digest, “Making It in Trump’s America: People, Policy & Poverty,” will track the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity. We’ll have reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. Here’s our latest:   Will the […]

News Analysis: After 60 Days, Trump Breaks Promises to Families

News Analysis: After 60 Days, Trump Breaks Promises to Families

Monday, March 20 marked the first 60 days of President Donald Trump’s administration. For numerous families across the country, those 60 days have brought harrowing times, as they seek stability and safety. At the end of January, Trump’s Muslim travel ban engendered mass confusion among families at airports trying to reconnect with detained relatives. Critics […]

Want Clean Air for the Kids? Pay Attention to Trump’s Budget

Want Clean Air for the Kids? Pay Attention to Trump’s Budget

If you care about the water your kids drink at breakfast and the air they breathe as they walk to school, you should care about the Trump administration’s proposal to cut nearly a third of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) budget, advocates say. In his inaugural budget proposal, President Donald Trump took an axe to […]

Repeal and Replace: The True Cost of Repealing Obamacare

Repeal and Replace: The True Cost of Repealing Obamacare

NECTAR, Ala. — Hank Adcock’s family has farmed the rolling hills of this small town in Northern Alabama for more than a century. Adcock took over the farm from his father, who inherited it from his father. At 62, Adcock was planning to pass the 300 acres – where his family raises everything from peaches and […]

The Latest News in Trump’s America

The Latest News in Trump’s America

Every other Thursday, the Equal Voice News digest, “Making It in Trump’s America: People, Policy & Poverty,” will track the latest from the Trump administration and whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity. We’ll have reports from families and grassroots organizations working on those issues around the country. Here’s our latest:   Health Care’s […]

Making It in Trump’s America: What the President Left Out in His Speech

Making It in Trump’s America: What the President Left Out in His Speech

When President Donald Trump delivered his first address to Congress on Feb. 28, he laid out a positive vision of the country’s future. But, what was notable was what and who were largely left out of that vision. In his hour-long speech, the president made little to no mention of the many challenges poor families […]

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