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Yale Law School to cover lowest-income students’ tuition: report

Yale Law School will reportedly cover full tuition for its lowest-income students starting next fall in an effort to increase diversity and make degrees more…

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Cargo trains in LA raided for Amazon packages

For most people, the fear of thieves stealing their Amazon packages happens once the items are delivered. There’s that weird period where the coveted item…

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Cost of masks and tests deepens a pandemic wedge between the haves and the have-nots

In recent weeks, Americans have discovered that the financial costs of the pandemic — masks, rapid tests and more — are increasingly falling on their…

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San Francisco mayor declares neighborhood state of emergency amid overdose deaths

London Breed’s plan increases police presence in the Tenderloin district, a strategy that is at odds with the progressive city’s stance The mayor of San…

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How Bangladesh’s poor are paying the costs of climate damage

With limited formal climate finance available for adaptation efforts, nation’s poor forced to pay from their pockets. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/13/how-bangladeshs-poor-are-paying-the-costs-of-climate-damage Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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To end poverty in America, we need to start telling the truth about poor people

Ending poverty in America starts with telling a new story about poor people and trying radical policies like guaranteed income, which has proven to be…

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Soaring tortilla prices hit struggling Mexican households hard

Mexico’s poorer households are hardest hit by food price inflation because it eats up a bigger share of their income. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/7/28/soaring-tortilla-prices-hit-struggling-mexican-households-hard Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Journalism’s two Americas

There’s a sharp divide in American journalism between haves and have-nots. While national journalists covering tech and politics on the coasts reap the benefits of…

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Reducing poverty can actually lower energy demand, finds research

Ethiopians carrying jerrycans of water. (credit: UNICEF Ethiopia/2011/Lemma) As people around the world escape poverty, you might expect their energy use to increase. But my…

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Vaccine inequality exposed by dire situation in world’s poorest nations

Analysis: the failings of the Covax programme, logistical issues and governments’ own inadequacies are making a bad situation worse Coronavirus – latest updates See all…

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Rich countries drained $152tn from the global South since 1960

Imperialism never ended, it just changed form. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/5/6/rich-countries-drained-152tn-from-the-global-south-since-1960 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:

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Biden administration eyeing long-term increase in food stamps: report

The Biden administration is reportedly looking into increasing long-term food aid for millions of households, building on the temporary expanded benefits that were included as…

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Ritchie Torres represents America’s poorest congressional district. He’s on a mission to save public housing.

Ritchie Torres already made history in 2013, when he became the youngest member of the New York City Council at 25. In 2021 he did…

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L.A. must offer shelter for homeless on Skid Row, judge orders

Judge David O. Carter slammed officials’ inability to restrain the unprecedented growth of homelessness. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/l-must-offer-shelter-homeless-skid-row-judge-orders-n1264791 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Poverty soared to a pandemic high last month

Black poverty was close to double that of the overall rate, and childhood poverty soared to 17.4 percent. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/poverty-soared-pandemic-high-last-month-n1264692 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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‘People are not starving, they’re being starved’: millions at risk of famine, NGOs warn

Open letter backing UN call to action says Covid has exacerbated problems of conflict, climate crisis and inequality World leaders are being urged to act…

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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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