Molly'sBlog: The sickening first response of government to disaster

THE SICKENING FIRST RESPONSE OF GOVERNMENT TO DISASTER      Typhoon Haiyan is perhaps the most devastating weather event to ever hit land. More than 10,000 people have been killed, and the full details are still very much uncertain. The Philippines has had more than its share of natural disasters – and man-made ones as well. ...

Molly'sBlog: The sickening first response of government to disaster

THE SICKENING FIRST RESPONSE OF GOVERNMENT TO DISASTER      Typhoon Haiyan is perhaps the most devastating weather event to ever hit land. More than 10,000 people have been killed, and the full details are still very much uncertain. The Philippines has had more than its share of natural disasters – and man-made ones as well. ...

The Scott Ross: Canada’s Poverty of Poverty Measurement

It isn’t just astounding to the average Canadian that their country doesn’t have an official poverty line, it’s astounding that no one, including the major political parties, is doing anything about it. Below are excerpts from governments, organizations, and charities that highlight the need for Canada to finally create an official poverty line: “The poverty ...

Art Threat: Infographic Weekend: Where does US Food Aid go?

The United States is doing it’s best to feed the world … or at least that’s what they’d like you to believe. US Food Aid may be more effective as a subsidy to domestic producers, agribusiness and shipping companies than it is at alleviating hunger in the poorest parts of the world. Oxfam America staffers ...