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  • dontmeantobepoliticalbut
    20.05.2022 - 36 minutes ago
    A new analysis out Friday confirms that the number of U.S. households with kids that report not having enough food to eat has surged in the months since corporate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia joined Senate Republicans in refusing to extend the expanded Child Tax Credit benefit beyond mid-December.

    "Continuation of the advance CTC payments could help children avoid food insufficiency, with immediate and lifelong personal and societal benefits."

    Data from the Household Pulse Survey (HPS), a nationally representative internet survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, shows that from April 27 to May 9, 15% of households with children reported food insufficiency—defined as sometimes or often not having enough food to eat in the past week. In early August, the percentage of families with kids that reported struggling with hunger was roughly 9.5%.
    Food has become more expensive in recent months as a handful of corporate grocery giants and meat, egg, and dairy conglomerates have raised prices while cutting frontline worker pay and raking in record profits amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But Manchin and the GOP's decision to allow the enhanced CTC benefit to expire at the end of last year is making it even harder for millions of families to make ends meet.
    Right-wing lawmakers let the enlarged CTC lapse despite ample evidence that the popular measure improved the lives of children nationwide. In January, the first month since July 2021 that eligible families didn't receive a monthly payment of up to $300 per child, 3.7 million kids were thrown into poverty.
    In a guest blog post published Friday by the Economic Policy Insitute, Julia Raifman, assistant professor at Boston University School of Public Health, and Allison Bovell-Ammon, Director of Policy Strategy for Children's HealthWatch at Boston Medical Center, wrote:
    "In prior work using HPS data, we found that the advance CTC was associated with a 26% decrease in food insufficiency in households with children relative to households without children. Our findings were consistent with those of other researchers, who found that the advance CTC was associated with a 25% decline in poverty and improved dietary quality for children.
    In a new pre-print using HPS data, we find expiration of the advance CTC was associated with a 12% increase in food insufficiency in households with children relative to households without children by February—and rates of food insufficiency continued to climb since February."
    "While HPS data are not directly comparable to data collected prior to the pandemic," Raifman and Bovell-Ammon noted, "rates of food insufficiency in March–April 2022 were about three to four times pre-pandemic levels."
    "Food insufficiency among families with children poses a short- and long-term moral and economic threat to the United States," they wrote. "Even brief disruptions in access to food can have lasting consequences."
    The pair continued: "Not having enough to eat often disrupts children's cognitive and emotional development and education. This was the case for a child who disclosed that the reason she was fidgeting and not paying attention in class was that she did not have enough food to eat. There may be lifelong ramifications of not having enough to eat in childhood, including increased likelihood of poor health outcomes and avoidable medical expenditures across the lifespan."
    Despite Manchin's baseless and dehumanizing claim that parents would use federal cash to buy drugs, Raifman and Bovell-Ammon pointed out that several analyses "indicate families with low incomes overwhelmingly used advance CTC payments on basic needs for children, including food, rent, utilities, clothing, and educational costs. There is also no evidence suggesting a reduction in employment among parents in families receiving CTC payments."
    It's not too late, Raifman and Bovell-Ammon stressed, for Manchin and the GOP to change course.
    "As Congress turns its attention to the next reconciliation package, there is an opportunity to reinstate the expanded CTC monthly payments," the pair wrote. "Amidst continued inflation, rising food insufficiency in households with children, and the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to affect work, health, and the economy, continuation of the advance CTC payments could help children avoid food insufficiency, with immediate and lifelong personal and societal benefits."
    "The most recent wave of HPS data," Raifman and Bovell-Ammon noted, "show that food insufficiency is concentrated in the lowest-income households with children."
    "Implementing an expanded CTC without exclusions due to work or immigration status will best reach children in families with the greatest need, to the benefit of all children and society," they added. "While some policymakers have considered work requirements to receive CTC benefits, such requirements carry an administrative burden for states and families that often prevents those who most need benefits from receiving them and results in negative outcomes."
    #us politics#news#common dreams#2022 #president joe biden #biden administration #expand child tax credits #child tax credit #Household Pulse Survey #census bureau #sen. joe manchin #gop#Republicans#conservatives #Economic Policy Insitute #Julia Raifman#Allison Bovell-Ammon
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  • lunite
    20.05.2022 - 38 minutes ago
    “Which one was it this time?” Chris thumbs a tear that is half crusted to the crest of his daughter’s cheek. By now dawn has yawned the sky, and all beneath its forceful light, awake. The day will pass slowly after the night’s screaming.
    “The sword is in me.”
    He watches a shadow pass over Allison’s face. She is pallid and stuck in a grave somewhere, but he cannot be sure of whose. “And...” Imploring, gently gently.
    Only the silence-shattering flare of a car’s alarm in the parking lot outside resurrects Allison this time. Chris thinks sometimes it is worse when she is born again and again and again. She locks eyes with him and the thought rebreathes here, too. “The sword is in me,” she repeats, a hollowed out timbre to her voice. “And Mom is on the other end of it.”
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  • silvrdeath
    20.05.2022 - 1 hour ago

    it got me thinking and i just.... allison loves dean, even if she doesn’t realise it for a long long time, and except nova (and her dad), she’s probably loved dean the most, definitely the longest in the end, but if she had to choose between saving dean or sam.... it’s because she loves dean and understands dean why she’d save sam over dean because she knows how much that means to dean, and how dean would not be able to live with himself otherwise (possibly with her either) and she’ll always fight for dean, but she knows that fighting for dean means putting sam first, thanks <3

    #she loves them both sm #dean romantically and in a way that she doesnt love anyone else #sam v much platonically and she has so much care for him #but i like to think that allison over the years got to know dean so well #and understands him so well and what drives him #that she knows to put sam above him in a sense ??? #anyway hehe#gucci
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  • batimbitties
    20.05.2022 - 2 hours ago

    This is the next bitty Poll. It is Due to close on August, 8th 2022 at 3pm. 

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  • nothing----personal
    20.05.2022 - 2 hours ago

    Saving every picture of Dr. Taylor Allison Swift I can, can be something so personal actually.

    #taylor swift #taylor allison swift
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  • myra-mcqueen
    20.05.2022 - 2 hours ago

    Fanfiction: The Breakfast Club 

    These Children That You Spit On The first instalment picks up right after the detention, as the five friends try to keep the promises they made in detention, but trouble lies ahead. 

    The Roadtrip  The sequel takes place in the summer following the gang’s graduation from Shermer High School. Some unexpected news for Allison sends the five of them on an adventure before college starts. 

    Alive & Kicking (Stay Until Your Love Is) In Progress  The five friends come back together for the first time since their roadtrip, meeting in Los Angeles for spring break. Most of the gang are barely a year into college, but as they navigate this new chapter of their lives, do any of them still have anything in common? 

    Available now on Wattpad, AO3 and Fanfiction.net @myramcqueen

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  • seance
    20.05.2022 - 3 hours ago

    THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY + trailers.

    #tuaedit#uaedit #the umbrella academy #tua#tua spoilers#edits#userbecca#tuserella#useremi#ughmerlin#number5theboy#luther hargreeves#diego  hargreevs#allison hargreeves#klaus hargreeves#five hargreeves#ben hargreeves#viktor hargreeves #literally the most random thing you'll see today #just cause i finally had time and i was thinking about the trailers #who would have thought back in 2019 huh #flashing gif /
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  • fiveisthedaddyhere
    20.05.2022 - 3 hours ago

    If Allison didn't show up that much on the trailer it's probably because she has some plot and secrets that we must wait till season 3 to know

    #I was thinking about that #just a random thought #the umbrella academy #umbrella academy#tua #tua season 3 #tua s3 spoilers #allison hargreeves#tua allisson#number 3
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  • localraincloud
    20.05.2022 - 4 hours ago

    season 3 of the umbrella academy but they make aidan gallagher wear the same shorts from season 1.

    he’s aged like 4 years and grown a foot so as the series go on he just ends up wearing hot pants.

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  • theartofthecover
    20.05.2022 - 4 hours ago

    Y: The Last Man commission (2013)

    Art by: Pia Guerra

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  • mrsdallway
    20.05.2022 - 4 hours ago

    aftg in: the reynolds' plan to date the love of your life

    allison is in love with her new neighbor renee. to woo the girl, she decides to kidnap renee's cat so she can get her number through the missing flyers and then give her cat back as the great heroine!

    meanwhile, her brother neil has his own 10-steps-plan to woo andrew minyard, renee's roommate

    (i'm not creative enough to come up with another plan now, i might edit this later).

    will the reynolds siblings be able to coax this pair of bffs into marriage?

    this one is GOOD guys so much potential for a nice romcom PLS WRITE IT AS A +15K CRACK FLUFFY SOFT ONESHOT AS GOD INTENDED

    inspired by a brazilian facebook post i can't find for the death of me and '12 ways to woo aminyard' by NikNak22 and a lot of bts fanfics i read on spirit when i was younger

    i really want to write this but i have so many unfinished fics right now i might combust

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  • ishangelbaby
    20.05.2022 - 4 hours ago
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  • that-catholic-youth
    20.05.2022 - 4 hours ago

    One of my goals for this summer is actually taking portfolio pictures of my work. I am terrible about remembering to document my projects and honestly it's kinda biting me in the ass rn

    Side note, I need to actually learn how to take portfolio pics...

    #allison posts #im posting about this to hold myself accountable #if you see me living my life in August with no portfolio pictures taken feel free to yell at me
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  • crazedhopelessromantic
    20.05.2022 - 4 hours ago

    I keep misgendering my own child

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  • osfi-am
    20.05.2022 - 5 hours ago

    ✨THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY ICONS MADE BY ME ✨

    [credit if u use them] ☂️

    Reblog if u use them too

    #fanart#art#tua #the sparrow academy #the umbrella academy fanart #umbrella academy #umbrella academy netflix #umbrella academy icons #tua s3 #tua s3 spoilers #the umbrella academy art #tua icons#luther hargreeves#diego hargreeves#allison hargreeves#klaus hargreeves#ben hargreeves#sparrow academy#sparrow ben#viktor hargreeves#lila pitts
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  • klshrgrvs
    20.05.2022 - 5 hours ago

    okay so I guess if ur number three you're just automatically hot because Holy sh*t are Fei and Allison hot as f*ck.

    #theyre so perfect #so pretty #i love them both #allison hargreeves#fei hargreeves#umbrella academy #the umbrella academy #umbrella academy s3 #tua s3#sparrow academy
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  • fiveslvr
    20.05.2022 - 5 hours ago

    y/n: Can you do me a favour?

    five: I would literally cover up a murder you committed, plant my DNA at the crime scene, and take the blame for it if you asked to.

    y/n: ...can you do the dishes?

    five: No.

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