LePage’s welfare politics are about being vindictive and allowing blind ideology to guide policy instead of research and evidence.
The LePage administration didn’t invent poverty. But its policies aren’t helping kids to escape its grasp, either.
Being poor is not a crime. But we are living in a time when politicians and the media continue to criminalize poverty. The latest example comes from stories reported in the Bangor Daily News, Sun Journal and the Press Herald. “Drug agents say EBT cards being used to buy drugs,” the Bangor Daily reported. “Maine […]