Malia Wollan

Malia Wollan is a contributing writer for The New York Times in the San Francisco bureau. She is also a freelance writer and radio producer. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Magazine, Fast Company, National Public Radio, The Associated Press and PBS’s Frontline/WORLD. She is a lecturer at UC Berkeley’s Journalism School and an editor of Meatpaper magazine.

The Faces of Food Stamps

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For nearly 50 million Americans living in poverty – the highest in more than half a century – getting a meal on the table isn’t easy. One-in-seven now receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (better known as food stamps) but that barely covers the necessities, especially when assistance runs thin at the end of the… » Read More

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