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New $2.5-million grant will help poor buy fresh, locally grown produce

The program has grown rapidly over the last four years, but this grant will allow it to ... that they had made more money, as a result of the program. The grant comes at an especially opportune time, ... read more

Four Charts That Illustrate The Extent Of World Poverty

More money coming into the home allows people to buy more food and prevents stunted ... Social protection programs also allow women to invest in themselves. That might mean starting a microbusiness, b... read more

The double-standard of making the poor prove they're worthy of government benefits

Enough serious-minded people seem to think this is what the poor buy with their meager aid ... the notion that we all need shelter and food before we go in search of foot massages. In fact, the poor a... read more

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Bohn Farm Cohousing Community plans before Longmont officials for review as resident excitement grows

Two acres of the 5.89-acre Bohn Farm parcel — on Spruce at its intersection with Grant Street ... courtyard will allow us the room we need for production." The cohousing community expects to produce a... read more


Welfare for the Wealthy

The Farm Bill finances food stamps (officially SNAP, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and the subsidies that allow ... welfare for the wealthy that most of us, sadly, shrug it off. But a ... read more

Costa Rica modernized without wrecking the environment. Here’s how.

Some farmers start growing more food ... poor people a way to make a living and control their own destiny. Because it had a relatively democratic government, Costa Rica poured money into education, he... read more

Liberia: Drop Import Permit Declarations (IPDs) and Open Rice Market to All

WHAT WOULD BE EVEN BETTER is for the Weah-led government to remove the IPD and allow ... Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is consumed by 85 percent of households and is more important compared ... read more

Montana Senate endorses $10.3B state budget for 2018-2019

Relatively few additions to the budget bill were made during a daylong floor debate, despite attempts by Democratic lawmakers to insert money for home health caregivers, child protection service worke... read more

What the Paris climate change talks mean for St. Louis

Yes, the United Nations conference on climate change, which began Monday and continues through Friday, seems far removed from St. Louis, a region focused more on crime ... carbon emissions,” Monsanto ... read more

Here are the highlights of Union Budget 2017

Monetary policy to be expansionary in major economies More steps will be taken to benefit farmers and ... cleaner and real GDP Committed to double farm income in 5 yrs Plan, non-plan classification of ... read more

Upward Mobility for the World’s Destitute

There’s poor ... was a small regular grant of food or cash.That allowed participants to take time off from labor (or begging) to learn their new business. It also protected the business; they had less ... read more



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