fix articles 135217, food stamps
National Congress Vote on Food Stamps Cutbacks (tags)
The national vote on food stamps cutbacks was held in the national congress on may 1, 2015. The vote to trim the EBT cards was passed by 3 votes out of about 486 votes.
Food Stamp Ethics (tags)
The Farm Bill passed with cuts in food stamps for the poor. 50% of the food stamp cost is for toxic meat, fish, and dairy. It's time to eliminate food stamps for animal products and expand rather than contract the program.
A Fix for Food Security and Obesity: Food Stamps for Everyone (tags)
Sugar and soda taxes don't go far enough - we need a genuine intervention into the food system that will not only improve diets, but also protect food stamp benefits for the long term.
The Food Stamp Solution (tags)
Let's all get on food stamps.
Unemployed/Homeless man starts Internet Radio Show for the 99ers! (tags)
An Unemployed/Homeless man starts an Internet Radio Program to give a forum to the Unemployed 99ers.
Censored from HuffPo / Chicago: "Who cares who wins the elections" (tags)
As a regular blogger on the Huffington Post / Chicago's website, I recently encountered a situation which I believe is censorship for failing to have a proper "line" on next Tuesday's elections. As allies of the Democratic Party in various sectors scramble to motivate the party's "base" for the elections, apparently a voice pouring cold water on such efforts was not welcome. That the piece showed that human rights progress is not beholden to Democratic Party advancement made it that much more toxic. Here it is so that you can judge for yourself.
Arctic contaminants threaten polar bears (tags)
Arctic contaminants threaten polar bears
Alexander: Food Lines Show Signs of National Depression (tags)
According to Reuters, “The previous record for food stamp enrollment was 31.6 million last September, which included “disaster” stamps for states hit by hurricanes and floods.” Today’s disaster, that has increased that number is the U.S. economy; even with the government bailouts totaling close to $3 trillion, the U.S. economy is in freefall and the lines for food stamps and unemployment benefits continue to climb.
National Guard Not Allowed? (tags)
reposted from right wingersite
BUDGET VOTE MAY COME TODAY - YOU CAN STOP IT (tags)
Call your representative 1-800-459-1887 TOLL FREE. Tell him/her: Please oppose a budget deal that forces cuts in health care, education, nutrition, child care and many other services. Cutting services to pay for tax giveaways to millionaires hurts our nation.
STILL IN DENIAL ? (tags)
Republicans Steal Thanksgiving. As the Republicans go home for Thanksgiving this week, House leaders are congratulating themselves on having squeaked through a divisive budget bill that takes canned goods from the poor in order to fund more luxuries for the rich.
Battered by Katrina, Gulf Coast workers stand up (tags)
NEW ORLEANS — Gail Andrews, a quiet, unassuming African American woman from New Orleans East, found her mother two weeks after Hurricane Katrina. Six weeks later, she lost her again. This time forever. At age 68, Andrews’ mother died.
Call In Days to Stop the Budget Cuts (tags)
Use the toll free numbers to reach your Representatives 1-800-818-6641 or 1-800-828-0498 No tax cuts for the rich! Tell your Representatives that all Housing Programs must be fully funded and that you oppose budget cuts to SSI, Foster Care, Food Stamps
Special Call-In Day - Urgent Budget Cuts Updfate (tags)
Call 1-800-828-0498 and urge your senators to reject any budget reconciliation that includes cuts to Medicaid.
Voices of the Lost and Forgotten-Part One: (tags)
Homeless families ask an important question: "How can America let this happen to us? Why can’t we get any help?"