52.1% of kids in US live in households on government assistance

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New data raises concern over the growing welfare state in the U.S. CSNNEWS: Today, they are Americans under 18 years of age growing up in a country where the majority of their peers live in households that take “means-tested assistance” from the government. In 2016, according to the most recent data from the Census Bureau, there […]

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Bin Laden’s bodyguard receiving welfare payments in Germany

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According to a figure released one of Bin Laden’s former bodyguards is on welfare in Germany. BBC: A Tunisian man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden has lived in Germany since 1997 and gets €1,168 (£1,022) a month in welfare payments. The figure was revealed by a regional government, after the far-right Alternative for […]

Report: Trump signs executive order calling for work requirements on certain welfare recipients

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President Trump signed an executive order calling on federal agencies to either establish or strengthen work requirements for welfare recipients. The Hill: President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order calling for federal agencies to establish or strengthen existing work requirements for certain individuals who benefit from federal welfare programs. The White House issued a memo that argued those […]