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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 deskofbrian On Sunday, August 14th, 2011
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Collapsing the System on Purpose: The Cloward Piven Strategy

First proposed in 1966 and named after Columbia University sociologists Richard Andrew Cloward and his wife Frances Fox Piven (both longtime members of the Democratic Socialists of America, where Piven today is More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, April 24th, 2011
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Communists explain Easter to us all

Who are these people: The People’s World / Mundo Popular is a national, grassroots newspaper and the direct descendant of the Daily Worker. Published by Long View Publishing Co., the PW reports on and analyzes More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, September 17th, 2010
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US poverty rate highest since 1994

The U.S. poverty rate rose to 14.3 percent in 2009 from 13.2 percent the year before, bringing the percentage of the population living in poverty to the highest level since 1994, as the economic downturn took its More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, August 21st, 2010
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India: A village faces a nine-year-long power failure!

Can you imagine a power outage for nine long years? That’s exactly what this village in Pilibhit district has had to endure after its main transformer developed a snag in 2001. Pilibhit is the parliamentary More...


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