Food Stamps Cut As Hunger Rises by Kathy Durkin

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by Kathy Durkin
Workers World
October 3, 2013

Potato Harvest

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Cupboards will be bare next year for nearly 4 million people in the United States if the bill cutting the food stamp program, which was passed by the Republican majority in the House on Sept. 19, becomes law. They voted to cut this life-saving program by $40 billion over 10 years.

The bill would deny food aid to poor adults, including 170,000 veterans. Cut off would be 1.7 million jobless adults living in high-unemployment regions, as well as 2.1 million people in low-income families, most with underpaid working adults and/or low-income seniors. Continue reading

Keiser Report: Michael Hudson: Working Class Debt Slaves


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with Michael Hudson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
October 5, 2013

RT on Oct 5, 2013

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, discuss David Cameron as a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) which causes the wealth of the nation to drop. They also discuss Continuous Payment Authorities as a metaphor for our financial systems continuously taking toll payments, whether via interest fees or inflation.

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Ralph Nader’s New Job: Consultant For Big Corporations (comedy at the Improv)

Ralph Nader after the speech - Green Lecture

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Dandelion Salad

with Ralph Nader

PensionRightsCenter on Oct 4, 2013

Consumer Activist Ralph Nader competes for the title of Washington’s Funniest Celebrity at the 19th Annual Funniest Celebrity Contest, at the D.C. Improv in Washington, D.C. on September 25, 2013. Video courtesy of Matt Buerhaus Design,  Continue reading