Bio: Bobbi Dempsey is a freelance writer/editor for The NY Times, Parade, Quartz, Playboy and others. She is also the author of more than a dozen nonfiction books on topics ranging from real estate investing to bipolar disorder. Much of her recent work has focused on issues related to poverty and income inequality, for which she often draws upon her own personal experiences. Her latest long-form project is an ebook for Amazon’s Kindle Singles program, entitled Degrees of Desperation: The Working-Class Struggle to Pay for College.
Implementing strict work requirements for safety net programs—particularly the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—has been a recurring goal for many GOP leaders and the Trump administration. Concerned observers breathed a […]Read More
PA Group Strives to Bust Myths About SNAP—and People Who Use It Lisa Raditz cringes when she overhears some of the comments people make about SNAP recipients based on common […]Read More
Despite being led into the street in the middle of the night in handcuffs, a West Virginia woman says speaking up on behalf of sexual assault survivors like herself […]Read More