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Global food prices continue to surge, hitting 7-year highs, UN says

A new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations shows that global food commodity prices rose in March, marking their…

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California to set aside 40 percent of vaccine doses for areas most at risk

California officials announced Thursday the state will set aside 40 percent of all coronavirus vaccine doses for people living in the most vulnerable neighborhoods who have been…

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The FCC Just Authorized a $3.2 Billion Dollar Program Meant To Bring Low-Income Americans Online

The Federal Communications Commission unanimously voted late Thursday to adopt the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program—a $3.2 billion dollar initiative meant to lower the cost of…

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Sudan declares states of emergency after protests over soaring food prices

As famine warnings are triggered and food is stolen from markets, the government blames supporters of ousted president al-Bashir Seven regions of Sudan have declared…

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In Pictures: Desperation to migrate grows in battered Honduras

Poverty, gang violence, COVID-19 pandemic and devastation wrought by hurricanes are driving migration out of Honduras. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/2/15/in-pictures-desperation-grows-in-battered-honduras Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Dems try to shoehorn major child poverty reduction plan into Covid bill

Congressional Democrats will try to insert a major child poverty reduction proposal into their Covid relief package when it comes up for consideration in the…

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What’s driving the recent COVID lockdown protests?

Financial hardship and uncertainty over the COVID pandemic fuelling anti-lockdown demonstrations, experts say. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/7/protests-over-new-covid-19-measures-whats-behind-them Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Food stamp spending jumped nearly 50 percent in 2020

Federal spending on the country’s largest nutrition assistance program increased by nearly 50 percent in 2020 amid the economic shock of the pandemic, according to…

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Americans join miles-long queues at food banks across the US as thousands face hunger during pandemic

States like California, Texas, Michigan, and New York report long food bank lines ahead of Thanksgiving Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-food-banks-thanksgiving-poverty-b1761426.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Help the Hungry: Food poverty risks long-term psychological trauma, expert warns

‘Poverty is not just about a lack of money or food… It has an impact on hope,’ specialist tells Anna Davis Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/helpthehungry/food-poverty-trauma-royal-holloway-b1760384.html Droolin’ Dog…

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California city to guarantee cash payments for some low-income residents

A California city is rolling out a pilot program that will guarantee a basic income to some low-income families in the area, … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/521835-california-city-to-guarantee-basic-income-for-some-low-income-residents Droolin’ Dog…

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JPMorgan commits $30 billion to fight the racial wealth gap

Data: Fortune 500, Axios analysis of company statements, get the data; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon, Naema Ahmed/Axios JPMorgan Chase announced Thursday a $30 billion investment over the next five…

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Poor Households Spend Nearly Four Times as Much on Utilities as Well-Off Ones

Low-income households of color tend to spend a bigger share of their income on energy bills. New research from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient…

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LGBT+ Americans disproportionately hit by pandemic’s economic effects

<p>Gay and trans people are 30 per cent more likely to have lost their jobs</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-lgbt-us-economy-gay-jobs-loss-poll-a9705421.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Nearly 30 million Americans reported not having enough food last week

Nearly 30 million people in the United States reported they did not have enough to eat last week in a new peak since May, according to…

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Rich and poor Americans are living in different coronavirus economies

The coronavirus-driven recession is creating two parallel economic realities and they are growing further apart by the day. What’s happening: Many people with financial assets and…

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Malaysia Still Pushes False Claim That It Has Eradicated Poverty

Malaysia must acknowledge that the country’s rapid economic growth has not benefited all of its residents, says Philip Alston, former UN Special Rapporteur on extreme…

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Trump’s Racist Coronavirus Response Foreshadows the Injustice to Come

Back in May, I wrote that the that the worst case response to the coronavirus was accepting the mounting death toll as the only path…

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Stark racial disparities emerge as families struggle to get enough food

Nearly four in 10 Black and Hispanic households with children are struggling to feed their families during the coronavirus pandemic — a dramatic spike that…

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In ‘Cancer Alley,’ a renewed focus on systemic racism is too late

Black Americans are dying from COVID-19 at more than double the rate of other groups, which experts say is due in part to pollution in…

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Reimagining Public Safety In One Of America’s Deadliest Cities

Mayoral Democratic primary winner Brandon Scott discusses calls to cut the Baltimore police budget to fund social programs, his approach to the drug war, and…

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