The Racial Wealth Gap- why it's stupid when people pretend racial issues are getting too much attention right now. Whites collectively hold 88.4 percent of the nation’s wealth. Blacks collectively hold 2.7 percent of the nation’s wealth. Hispanics hold 4 percent of the nation’s wealth.
SNAP kept 4.7 million families out of poverty in 2011 alone. It has one of the lowest fraud rates of any federal program, and with a return of nearly $2 for every dollar spent it is one of the most efficient ways the government can spend money to help people. Experts say severing the program from the farm bill exposes it to being neglected or gutted.
#INFOGRAPHIC: WHAT THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT MEANS FOR WOMEN The Affordable Care Act is the single biggest advancement in women’s health in a generation, and in a historic ruling, the Supreme Court decided to uphold the law.