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Category: Food Security :: Hunger
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Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes 20.1.2012 San Jose Mercury News: Politics
A wide swath of people receive, rely on government help
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Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes 20.1.2012 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Some have advanced degrees and remember middle-class lives. Some work selling lingerie or building websites. They are white, black and Hispanic, young and old, homeowners and homeless. What they have in common: They're all on food stamps.
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Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes (AP) 20.1.2012 Yahoo: US National
AP - Some have advanced degrees and remember middle-class lives. Some work selling lingerie or building websites. They are white, black and Hispanic, young and old, homeowners and homeless. What they have in common: They're all on food stamps. ...
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Food stamp families to critics: Walk in our shoes 20.1.2012 AP National
Some have advanced degrees and remember middle-class lives. Some work selling lingerie or building websites. They are white, black and Hispanic, young and old, homeowners and homeless. What they have in common: They're all on food stamps....
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Mark Axelrod: Rick San(i)tor(i)um -- Or, Why He Takes My Breath Away 20.1.2012 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
In a year when political hypocrisy seems to be the entrée of the day, it's apparent that Santorum's mantra of "telling it like it is" is as mendacious as that of any of the other candidates.
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Food Stamp Nation 19.1.2012 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Gingrich highlights a national disgrace. White House shrugs.
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Tarahumaras, Known For Running Great Distances, Are Facing A Food Crisis 19.1.2012 NPR News
A long drought and record cold winter have killed four recently and left many children malnourished.
In Former Steel Town, Residents Question GOP Candidates' 'Entitlement Society' Talk 19.1.2012 NPR: All Things Considered
Republican presidential candidates have had some harsh words about the role of government aid in the Obama administration. But in areas still struggling with a bad economy — such as McKeesport, Pa. — those getting aid say it's keeping them afloat. And they worry what cutting them off would mean.
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Slow response to East Africa famine 'cost lives' 19.1.2012 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Thousands of people died needlessly and millions of dollars were wasted because the international community did not respond fast enough to early signs of famine in East Africa, aid agencies said Wednesday, while warning of a new hunger crisis in West Africa.
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Algernon Austin: The Gingrich Nonsense 19.1.2012 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Newt Gingrich has been using the fast exchanges of the Republican presidential debates to ignore facts, misdiagnose economic problems and then present wrongheaded solutions.
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The Caucus: Inside Debate Prep at Fox News, a Discussion Over Race Question 18.1.2012 NY Times: Washington
Replacing the words "demeaning" and "racially charged" with insulting.

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Slow response to East Africa hunger 'cost lives' (AP) 18.1.2012 Yahoo: Top Stories
AP - Thousands of people, more than half of them children, died needlessly and millions of dollars were wasted because the international community did not respond to early warnings of an impending food crisis in East Africa, aid agencies said in a report released Wednesday.
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Thousands of lives and millions of dollars lost due to late response to food crisis in East Africa 18.1.2012 Press releases
Thousands of needless deaths occurred and millions of extra dollars were spent because the international community failed to take decisive action on early warnings of a hunger crisis in East Africa, according to a new report by the international aid agencies Oxfam and Save the Children. Lessons learned can help prevent future disasters and save lives Thousands of needless deaths occurred and millions of extra dollars were spent because the international communit We all bear responsibility for this dangerous delay that cost lives in East Africa and need to learn the lessons of the late response. Barbara Stocking Chief Executive, Oxfam GB Notes to Editors Broadcast-quality footage and photographs of the East Africa crisis and response are available. While it is impossible to calculate exactly how many people have died in the East Africa crisis, one DFID estimate suggests that it could be between 50,000 to 100,000 people, more than half of ...
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Grocers adjusting for food stamps 18.1.2012 Twincities.com: Business

Supermarkets that had been adding Starbucks Corp. cafes and olive bars to draw wealthy shoppers now are catering to a different audience: food-stamp recipients.

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Newt Gingrich doubles down on ‘food stamps’ 18.1.2012 Washington Post: Politics
Newt Gingrich is touting a confrontation with debate moderator Juan William on Monday night in a new TV ad, using the back and forth to make the case that the former House Speaker is the only candidate who can stand up to President Obama in a ...
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Food stamps fiscal year total: $71.8 billion 17.1.2012 SFGate: Business & Technology
Food stamps fiscal year total: $71.8 billion
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John Hrabe: America's Welfare Queens Collect TARP Funds, Student Loans and Auto Bailouts, Not Food Stamps 17.1.2012 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
When in trouble, cue a Republican politician's favorite political villain, the welfare queen. You know the stereotype. The single African American mother whose full-time job is having more babies to increase her welfare benefits.
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'Food Stamp President': Race Code, Or Just Politics? 17.1.2012 NPR News
All of the Republican presidential hopefuls take on President Obama in their stump speeches, attacking his health care plan, his jobs record and more. But the shorthand former House Speaker Newt Gingrich uses, calling the nation's first black president the "food stamp president," triggers questions about race.
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Newt's 'Food Stamp President': Racial Or Just Politics? 17.1.2012 NPR News
All of the Republican presidential hopefuls take on President Obama in their stump speeches; attacking his health care plan, his jobs record and more. But the shorthand former House Speaker Newt Gingrich uses, calling the nation's first black President the "food stamp President," is raising questions.
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Gingrich defends remarks on the poor, food stamps 17.1.2012 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Gingrich defends remarks on the poor, food stamps
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