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Big Agriculture Is Best

Big Agriculture Is Best

4 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

The United States' industrialized food system moved millions of people out of poverty and is better for the environment, too.
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For programs that aim to break the cycle of poverty, the pandemic was the ultimate test

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

The pandemic has illuminated what helps families get out of poverty - while also creating new challenges for these programs.
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Oakland unveils city's largest mural to end global hunger

1 day ago   |   ABC

"This incredible symbol will serve as a daily reminder to us about what our moment is about and what our work is going forward. And that is to ensure that everyone has decency...
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This week in whoppers: Biden's poverty claim, Ben & Jerry's myth and more

This week in whoppers: Biden's poverty claim, Ben & Jerry's myth and more

2 days ago   |   New York Post

Diary of disturbing disinformation and dangerous delusions: Biden says: ‘That law on its own is projected to cut poverty in the black community by 37 percent.' We say: Huh?...
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How New Mexico Became the State With the Highest Rate of Full Vaccinations

3 days ago   |   NY Times

New Mexico, which has one of the highest poverty rates in the U.S., is a vaccination pacesetter thanks to decisive political decisions, homegrown technology and cooperation.
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India: COVID, climate change pushing Sundarbans women to distress

4 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

As livelihoods diminish in the world's largest delta, activists report spike in cases of child marriage due to poverty.
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Inside Guatemala as many families flee poverty for the U.S

4 days ago   |   NBC News

Dire economic conditions, food shortages and a lack of infrastructure are pushing many families in Guatemala to flee in hopes of making it to the United States. Ayman Mohyeldin...
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Infographic: How much do basic necessities cost in Lebanon?

6 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

An economic crash has driven nearly half of Lebanon's six million people into poverty.
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Anti-poverty group flunks lawmakers for blocking Harlem charter school

Anti-poverty group flunks lawmakers for blocking Harlem charter school

6 days ago   |   New York Post

The head of New York City's oldest children's anti-poverty group accused state lawmakers of hurting poor Harlem kids by blocking the opening of a new charter school in the...
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Professor argues that MARIO KART could inspire fairer economic system

Professor argues that MARIO KART could inspire fairer economic system

8 days ago   |   RT

In a recent paper, environmental researcher Andrew Reid Bell argues that the video game ‘Mario Kart' could provide a useful example for how to rethink the global economic and...
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At least 8 passengers killed, some 100 injured as train derails in Egypt

At least 8 passengers killed, some 100 injured as train derails in Egypt

A packed passenger train has derailed in Egypt, with social media footage showing rail tracks damaged and several carriages overturned. There are reports of dozens of... Read more ...

As Trump considers 2024 run, other GOP White House hopefuls move forward

As Trump considers 2024 run, other GOP White House hopefuls move forward

Former President Donald Trump left the White House only three months ago, but a field of potential Republican candidates for 2024 is already developing. Read more ...

Republicans' New ‘America First Caucus' Carries On Trump's White Supremacist...

Republicans' New ‘America First Caucus' Carries On Trump's White Supremacist Politics

A group of Congressional Republicans is carrying on the “Trump tradition” in a new caucus. First reported by Punchbowl News, Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar... Read more ...

Prince Charles to take estranged son Harry to see Philip tributes: report

Prince Charles to take estranged son Harry to see Philip tributes: report

Prince Charles plans to spend private time Sunday with Prince Harry before his estranged son races back to California, according to a report. Charles, Britain's 72-year-old... Read more ...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Into the Beat' On Netflix, A German Film Where A...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Into the Beat' On Netflix, A German Film Where A Promising Ballet Dancer Falls in Love With Hip Hop

The flick feels like the lovechild of Save the Last Dance and Step Up. Read more ...

Maryland reports 1,169 coronavirus cases, 17 more deaths

Maryland health officials reported 1,169 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus Sunday and 17 more deaths. Read more ...

Downtown Cincinnati vaccine clinic accepts walk-ins for the first time

Downtown Cincinnati vaccine clinic accepts walk-ins for the first time

Duke Energy Convention Center one of many clinics now offering COVID-19 vaccines with no appointment Read more ...

Sunday Brunch: Dill & Pickle Brine Fried Karaage

Sunday Brunch: Dill & Pickle Brine Fried Karaage

Chef Gabe Garcia from Tierra Sur Restaurant at Herzog Wine Cellars in Oxnard, CA joins WGN Weekend Morning News to share his recipe for Japanese Fried Chicken and Russian... Read more ...

Why Hilary Duff wanted her 9-year-old son to see his sister's birth

Why Hilary Duff wanted her 9-year-old son to see his sister's birth

Hilary Duff's son came into the room "right as I was pulling the baby out," she said. Read more ...

Revolution draw with Chicago Fire in 2021 season opener

Revolution draw with Chicago Fire in 2021 season opener

The Revs faced a 2-0 deficit in the 11th minute of the game, but they were able to equalize before halftime. Read more ...