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By Guest Author On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Why Does Poverty Still Exist in the US?

The United States is one of the most powerful and influential countries in the world. It prides itself on being the land of opportunity. However, 15 percent of the population is living in poverty. This is shocking. More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Healthy Kids: The Impact of the WIC Program

Life can be hard, and sometimes, there doesn’t seem to be a way out. Whether your bills are piling up or you are feeling the pressure of family life and work, it can be difficult to ask for help. However, with More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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The importance of planning for your retirement

Don’t skimp on the savings in the years leading up to your retirement. Retirement comes to most of us at some point. However, thanks to cuts to state pensions and a rising cost of living we don’t all have the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Four Ways Larger Churches Are Helping the World to Be a Better Place

There are churches of many different sizes throughout the world. Larger churches can often make a huge impact on their community and the world as a whole though. Many people do not realize how much of an impact More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Transcript: President Trump speech to the Joint Session of Congress

President Trump on Tuesday delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on February 28, 2017. The following is a transcript. Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Trump’s budget unsurprisingly increases military spending, cuts into some domestic programs

The White House said Monday that President Trump’s upcoming budget will propose a $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. The 10 percent More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Venezuela is world’s ‘Most Miserable’ country again

The 2016 Misery Index shows that Venezuela ranks the “most miserable country” for the second year in a row. According to economist at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Transcript: Donald Trump Inauguration Speech stays on ‘Make America Great Again’ message

Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the United States. Below is the prepared transcript of the Inauguration Speech which stayed on the “Make America Great Again” message, adding the talking point More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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‘Queen of Katwe’ review: Disney delivers another underdog story worthy of notice

Disney has found yet another true story demonstrating how the human spirit and determination can take one from the depths of despair to the heights of triumph.  Queen of Katwe, opening September 23, 2016, tells More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Fact file on Gospel for Asia’s Founder Dr K.P. Yohannan

Gospel for Asia is the World’s largest Christian NGO, it operates throughout Asia, predominantly the south east and sends its missionaries to some of the most impoverished areas in order to teach, give care and More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
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Donald Trump’s full RNC speech, transcript

Here’s the transcript via Politico of Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention speech in Cleveland, Ohio. Friends, delegates and fellow Americans: I humbly and gratefully accept your nomination More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Airport workers evoke MLK, rally and march for higher wages

Airport workers rallied with their supporters and then marched to LaGuardia Airport where they will hold a civil disobedience. Airport workers around the country will hold similar actions at 10 major airports More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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The Ameropa Foundation – Helping the Underprivileged

The Ameropa Foundation was founded in December 2001 by Andreas Zivy and Nicole Miescher as a part of the Ameropa group (a Swiss agri-business, producing and marketing fertilizers and grains). Based in Binningen, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Faith leadership joins in coalition to ask Congress to oppose ‘Trade Injustice’

As religious bodies and faith-based organizations, we write today to ask you to oppose fast track trade promotion authority for any trade agreement currently being negotiated. Now is the time for Congress to ensure More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Scott Todd talks Compassion International, global poverty and his new book ‘Hope Rising’

The recent global poverty survey by Compassion International revealed some shocking news: most Americans don’t believe global poverty is improving and don’t believe it can be completely overcome. Scott More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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New Survey: Most Americans don’t think global poverty can be overcome

The war to overcome global poverty is ongoing with some pointing to progress, but Amercians appear pessimistic. Most Americans see no end in sight, according to a survey sponsored by Compassion International. Christians More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
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Day in History: ‘War on Poverty’ turns 50 started under Lyndon B Johnson

The War on Poverty is the unofficial name for legislation first introduced by President Lyndon B. Johnson during his State of the Union address on January 8, 1964. This legislation was proposed by Johnson More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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Krystal Ball on MSNBC calls for minimum income checks for all Americans to ‘end poverty’

On Tuesday’s edition of MSNBC’s “The Cycle,” co-host Krystal Ball suggested that the United States implement a minimum guaranteed income for every “non-incarcerated adult citizen.” This massive entitlement More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
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Senator Elizabeth Warren asks why minimum wage isn’t $22 an hour VIDEO

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions last week, asked why the current federal minimum wage rate is only $7.25 and not $22 an hour. “If More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Salvation Army claims record numbers of families in need, battles ‘homophia’ allegations

Officials with the Salvation Army say they’re seeing a record number of families asking for help this holiday season. Nearly 18,000 families have registered for Christmas assistance in the last month. That number More...


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