Correlation Proves Causation in Multnomah County Black People in Justice System Report

Fools in OregonFive percent of the population and 27 percent of justice problem. It must the system, right? Continue reading Correlation Proves Causation in Multnomah County Black People in Justice System Report

Hipsters on Food Stamps: Why You Shouldn’t Hate Them

The Oregonian shined a light on the amount of fraud in SNAP / food stamps qualifications and usage and proposed measures to clean it up – Should Oregon pay $1.5 million to put photos on food stamps, welfare cards? Lawmakers consider fraud reduction options. It just so happens I just finished reading Salon’s Hipsters on food stamps an article that appeared back in 2010 about young, college educated folks who qualify and purchase food that you wouldn’t consider a frugal buy. Continue reading Hipsters on Food Stamps: Why You Shouldn’t Hate Them