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Poverty Is Getting Much Worse Amidst Silicon Valley's Insane Wealth
Revel Systems looks to outfit the iGrocery store

A Glimpse Of How Cory Booker Wants To Fix The Federal Government

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  Newark’s social media-happy mayor, Cory Booker, regularly grabs headlines for his impressively innovative uses of social media. In response to critics’ tweets, he housed residents in his own home after Hurricane Sandy, brought national attention to food stamps, and taken suggestions on how to spend Mark Zuckerberg’s $100...
A Glimpse Of How Cory Booker Wants To Fix The Federal Government

Social Security And Welfare Payments Go Biometric

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In South Africa, MasterCard has unveiled one of the world's first debit card-based payment systems for welfare benefits and social security. The new project, released for the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), will disburse government pension, disability, and public assistance payments onto a biometric debit card. Unlike normal debit...
Social Security And Welfare Payments Go Biometric

Should food stamps work online? FreshDirect thinks so

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FreshDirect, the online grocery site that is currently set to leave Long Island City for New York in 2015, has faced opposition from Bronx residents over the move, but a new initiative to make the grocer more accessible in poorer neighborhoods could help shift public opinion. FreshDirect is asking congress to...
Should food stamps work online? FreshDirect thinks so

Michelle Obama promotes Let's Move! campaign in Google hangout

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Obama spoke with teachers, parents and schoolchildren about 'getting creative, regardless of resources' in the live video chatMichelle Obama's attempts to solve the problem of childhood obesity continued on Monday with a Google+ hangout hosted by Kelly Ripa.Flotus has been having a fun time of it recently, dancing with Jimmy...
Michelle Obama promotes Let's Move! campaign in Google hangout
FreshDirect Lobbies Congress for Ability to Accept Food Stamps

Households Earning Less Than $13,000 A Year Spend 9% Of Their Income On Lottery Tickets

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It has often been said that lotteries are a tax on the poor. And that's a fair description. Joe Weisenthal pointed out yesterday that poor people regularly buy lottery tickets, while rich people only buy them when the jackpots have gotten huge. What's less commonly realized is just how...
Households Earning Less Than $13,000 A Year Spend 9% Of Their Income On Lottery Tickets

Mayor Cory Booker Accepts Challenge To Live Off Of Food Stamps Over Twitter

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We have a shared responsibility that kids go to school nutritionally ready 2 learn RT @MWadeNC nutrition is not responsibility of the gov't— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) November 19, 2012 Part-time superhero, video platform entrepreneur, and Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, Cory Booker, has entered into a bet to live off...
Mayor Cory Booker Accepts Challenge To Live Off Of Food Stamps Over Twitter

Homeless, Broke, And Committed To Finding A Cure For Cancer

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How do you start a biotech company when you have no money? Do it yourself like Caleb Bell.  Bell got his Ph.D. in biophysical chemistry from Stanford last year. After sinking more than $20,000 of his own money to start Bell Biosystems, Bell is eating with food stamps, crashing in...
Homeless, Broke, And Committed To Finding A Cure For Cancer

Reports of the death of the PC are greatly exaggerated

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Tablets may be selling like hot cakes but there will always be a place – and a market – for the personal computerUnless you have been holidaying on Mars, you will have gathered that Apple launched a new version of its iPad last Wednesday. They're refusing to call it the...
Reports of the death of the PC are greatly exaggerated

RIM's First Patent Payment to Nokia: $65 Million

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RIM's First Patent Payment to Nokia: $65 Million: It's like a homeless man giving food stamps to a man on death row....
RIM's First Patent Payment to Nokia: $65 Million

Op-Ed Contributor: Calling 911 Shouldn't Lead to Jail

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Too many people die of overdoses because the people with them are afraid to call for help.    ...
Op-Ed Contributor: Calling 911 Shouldn't Lead to Jail

DailyDirt: Faster Food, Faster!

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There are a lot of food options out there, and fast food is certainly one of the more popular choices for people on the go. Not surprisingly, though, fast food establishments usually don't have the best reputation for healthy dining, but some of them are trying to change their image....
DailyDirt: Faster Food, Faster!

Bill Would Ban Purchase Of Junk Food With Food Stamps

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If Republican State Senator Ronda Storms gets her way, Florida residents may soon be prohibited from purchasing "nonstaple, unhealthy foods" like chips, cookies and soda with funds they receive from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), according to the Los Angeles Times. Often referred to as "food stamps," SNAP...
Bill Would Ban Purchase Of Junk Food With Food Stamps

Seriously? A Moon Base?

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Like most fans of Newt Gingrich – I believe he can effectively articulate the conservative vision for America which someone will need to do in contrast to President Obama’s vision of a redistributive utopia. Obama fans I mean no disrespect – just that he will continue to take from some...
Seriously? A Moon Base?

America’s Working Poor: How 12 Million Americans went from Working Poor to Food Stamps in Two Years. 38 Million Americans in Poverty by Government Statistics. The Importance of Education in Pulling People out of Poverty. | Finance my Money

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America’s Working Poor: How 12 Million Americans went from Working Poor to Food Stamps in Two Years. 38 Million Americans in Poverty by Government Statistics. The Importance of Education in Pulling People out of Poverty. | Finance my Money

DailyDirt: Faster Food, Faster!

www.techdirt.com
There are a lot of food options out there, and fast food is certainly one of the more popular choices for people on the go. Not surprisingly, though, fast food establishments usually don't have the best reputation for healthy dining, but some of them are trying to change their image....
DailyDirt: Faster Food, Faster!
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