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Join hosts Alice Lynch and Sumayya Coleman, and Research Commentator Shasme Jackson as they talk to Dr. LaFrancis Rogers-Rose and Lisalyn Jacobs about the intersecting issues of domestic violence and welfare, and how the barriers that survivors face make it harder for them to overcome poverty and obtain economic stability. Guests will also share key strategies to enhance Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and other related support services in an effort to help survivors access
Part 2 of 3: Originally Aired August 25, 2013 Dianne Linderman speaks with a caller about issues with the US welfare system. What would happen if you tried getting all the welfare recipients off the system, given that they are used to receiving a government handout? Dianne talks about other important social and economic issues in America today.
Part 3 of 3: Originally Aired July 21, 2013 Dianne Linderman speaks with a caller about the welfare system – is it fair for taxpayers to support those who are on welfare? Dianne discusses welfare system abuse, and speaks with callers who have experienced issues with the welfare system firsthand. Get Dianne's fast and delicious Strawberry Tortilla Pie Recipe – a perfect dessert with real whipped cream and maple syrup!
Is working at a job always more beneficial than being on welfare? Is being on welfare always less beneficial than having a job? Is it always a no brainer about which is better? Are the opportunities on an even playing ground for both?
Consider these issues concerning welfare vs working
Children and child care
Cost of living
Renting, owning or section 8
Food stamps and the cost of food
Part time employment, full time employment and working under the table
Negative vs positive stagmatization
Low wage employment with little or no benefits.
Family history of being on welfare or working
Children seeing that parents don't work and setting an example
The list goes on and on and on.
So which one is better in the long run or does it depend on where you are in your life physically, emotionally and mentally?
Surely there are people that would never consider getting on welfare no matter what and there seem to be people that know how to work the system to death in order to stay on welfare. Does that mean they won't work no matter what? I can't say. Can you?
Welfare has been a hot topic these days. Welfare has been the blame for the economy not being as strong as possible, blamed for making the poor lazy and dependent. Politicians use welfare as a dividing point among those that haveand those that need. Join us as we talk about the truth about welfare.
Warrior Nation deals with the Welfare for pot program ans well as the crisis in the Ukraine! Was Sarah Palin right!??
Part 2 of 3: Originally Aired August 18, 2013 Dianne Linderman speaks with callers about people on welfare. Why is it so difficult for welfare recipients to get off the system? Hear stories about welfare recipients who make more money from welfare than they would if they got a job, and find out what kind of problems this leads to. Find out more about Dianne Linderman on her website:
Drug use and poverty have been linked together in many studies. How true is it that there is really a correlation? Call in this Tuesday to comment on the HOT TOPIC "SHOULD WELFARE RECIPIENTS HAVE TO TAKE DRUG TESTS?" Call 760.283.4647 or click www.eblockradio.com to see us LIVE on uStream. ***DOWNLOAD THE E-BLOCK RADIO MOBILE APP FOR YOUR MOBILE DEVICE RIGHT NOW*** Don't forget to follow the crew on Instagram and Twitter @RealMonkMoney and HoodHowardStern
What thinking do people have when they are looking to get on welfare or decide to live in the projects? Join the show at 6:00pm. Call (818)301-5834.