Author Archives: Danielle Pollack

About Danielle Pollack

Danielle Pollack, based in NYC, writes on politics and lifestyle, and is Managing Editor for Made-In-Italy.com.

Biggest Food Stamp Cut in US History Took Effect Nov 1. More to Come?

Almost 48 million people in the richest country on Earth are hungry. And the most vulnerable, those receiving food stamps, got even hungrier on November 1st when the program—now called SNAP—was cut by $5 billion nationwide, or about 5.5%. Over … Continue reading

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Texas Abortion Law: What’s All the Fuss?

This past summer, you probably heard about the filibuster led by Texas Democratic Senator Wendy Davis, who stood on the floor for 11 hours to try and stop a controversial Texas anti-choice bill called SB5. What makes a Texas Senator stand for … Continue reading

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