More People With PhDs Going on Food Stamps

Number of advanced degree holders on public assistance doubles

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted May 13, 2012 6:21 AM CDT

(Newser) – Melissa Bruninga Matteau has a PhD in medieval history, and a job as an adjunct professor, but she's still relying on food stamps and Medicaid to get by. "I am not a welfare queen," she tells the Chronicle of Higher Education. But...   Read full story »


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