All posts tagged "poverty"
I Don’t Feel Sorry For You: Ben Affleck That You’re Trying On Poverty As A Sport
Ben Affleck is raising awareness about poverty by being poor for a few days. He’s joining the Live...
What Are Animal Food Stamps?
"She told me she sometimes feeds her cat before herself and goes without eating."
A Nigerian Governor Took $1 Million From His State’s Anti-Poverty Fund For A Jay-Z And Beyonce Concert
Jay-Z and Beyonce have gotten involved in a real life Nigerian scam.
“You Can’t Outrun McDonald’s;” Weight Gain In Non-Sedentary, Blue-Collar Laborers Linked To Diet, Workplace
Employees in labor-intensive jobs aren't immune to the weight gain that plagues receptionists, lawyers, bloggers and everyone else who...
Newark Mayor Cory Booker Sets Admirable Example By Living On Food Stamps
Finally...a politician who is willing to put his money where his mouth is. Or in this case, his...
Poverty Is A Health Crisis–And We Need To Stop Pretending It Isn’t
When we talk, as a nation, about health care, there are a lot of important aspects we must...
Craigslist Joe Explores What It’s Like To Rely On The Kindness Of Strangers In America
When I first read about the movie Craigslist Joe, I thought it sounded a little bit gimmicky, and...
Unknown Disease Killed 56 Children In Cambodia – And Its Getting More Press Than A Known Epidemic
There is an unknown and deadly disease killing children in Cambodia. So far, at least 56 kids
Moving Out Of Poor Neighborhoods Lowers Risk Of Diabetes, Obesity As Much As Medication, Diet, and Exercise
We've all seen magazine spreads about the country's most active cities, but you don't have to live in...
Fast Food’s Popularity Is Dropping, So They’re Dropping Their Prices
There's a saying in among advertisers and web developers: you can't have something that is cheap, good, and...