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Online groceries for all, including food stamp users

May 21, 2012
The USDA just approved a program that would allow some food stamp users to buy groceries online. The CEO of one online grocer says it's about access to fresh food for all.
Posted In: FreshDirect, Food, groceries

Obama to announce food initiative for world poor

May 18, 2012
President Obama has enlisted the help of 45 private sector companies in a $3 billion food security drive to fight hunger and poverty in Africa. But not everyone is onboard.
Posted In: hunger

Nick Hanauer on the TED talk, income inequality controversy

May 18, 2012
The venture capitalist discusses his controversial TED talk, why income and inequality has become political and what happens next.
Posted In: ted, income inequality, wealth gap

Occupy movement takes up responsible banking cause

May 17, 2012
Chicago is getting ready for all the world leaders who will be in town for the big NATO meeting that starts today -- and for the busloads of people who will be coming into town to protest. Some will be associated with the Occupy Movement, which is hoping to re-ignite after a quiet winter.
Posted In: Occupy, banking, Chicago

In economic recovery, the rich recover more

May 16, 2012
The middle-class has lost significant wealth for the long term. The wealthy -- not so much.
Posted In: recovery

Tackling poverty along with reading and arithmetic

May 10, 2012
Cincinnati's Oyler School, is not just a center for learning. It is a Community Learning Center that brings together social services and education under one roof.
Posted In: Education, medication, poverty

What Americans think about the rich

May 10, 2012
Contrary to all the talk of the 1 percent and the 99 percent, Gallup polls reveal that Americans might not be so weary of the rich after all.
Posted In: Rich, the wealthy, wealth

Economic mobility tracked state by state

May 10, 2012
Moving up is more likely in some states; education levels may make a difference.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, mobility, American dream

What's in a hoodie?

May 9, 2012
The hooded sweatshirt has become a charged symbol, depending on who wears it and where.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, Mark Zuckerberg, Trayvon Martin

How Occupy could affect this election year... and beyond

May 2, 2012
Protesters were out in force in several cities yesterday, demanding an end to income inequality. Many of the rallies were allied with the Occupy movement and therefore, there weren't a lot of politicians involved. Even those political leaders who agree with Occupy demonstrators have kept an arms length so far.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty

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