WIC-approved items are clearly marked at many grocery stores; if you’ve never used WIC, you probably never noticed. Image via Wikimedia Commons

Happy 42nd Birthday to the Quiet Hero of the American Household

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children serves more than half of American infants. So why do Republicans keep trying to cut it?

Image: “woman and baby meeting with WIC counselor,” undated, via the USDA.

How we got WIC

A 1977 WIC brochure showing approved foods, via USDA

WIC at 42

I wrote that one thing you didn’t really agree with. Interests include progressive policy, minor league baseball, and avoiding Zoom calls. Curious to a fault.

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