High food prices and the end of extra food-stamp allotments mean hard choices around the country for lower-income people: “You’re having to make the decision between ‘am I paying my mortgage, or my medical bills or my medication or buying food?’” said Stacey Andernacht with hunger relief organization Feeding South Dakota. But in her state, […]
Category: Unequal Burden
The way governments choose to tax can help blunt fast-rising inequality. Instead, tax policies often make it worse.