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It has been almost two years since Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki spoke at The American Legion national convention in Louisville and pledged to end homelessness among vets within five years. 17 more words


Fear Not: The Case for Shared Services in Government

The Federal government, much like any other organization, either provides for itself or buys a wide range of overhead services to support its operations. Overhead is not a derogatory term – it is just the term that is applied to services that are necessary to support the mission of an agency. 1,225 more words


Lakewood Tent City, A Last Resort For The Homeless, Faces Eviction

LAKEWOOD, N.J. — It was not long ago that most Americans would envy Marilyn Berenzweig.

A textile designer, she earned $100,000 a year and lived a comfortable New York City life with her husband, a former radio producer. 33 more words


Abbott, "skills beyond his years"

Mark Kenny has been effusive in his praise of Tony Abbott, writing: Abbott in China shows skills beyond his years

My first response was a quizzical one; skills beyond his years?  810 more words


Targeting Chronically Homeless Veterans with HUD-VASH

Hundreds of veterans are sleeping on the street or in the emergency shelter system in the District of Columbia. This brief examines data from the vulnerability index survey, completed by the DC Department of Health and Human Services and Common Ground, a nonprofit supportive housing provider.



It's Time to Defend Public Broadcasting - Jian Ghomeshi

I had to come out of hiding to share Q host Jian Ghomeshi’s recent audio essay entitled It’s Time to Defend Public Broadcasting. Due to the most recent round of budget cuts last week, an excess of 650 people left or are due to leave CBC, which is in addition to the last big round of cuts made all too recently. 233 more words

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CSIRO criticised for pre-empting funding cuts by slashing jobs

ABC News Latika Bourke 14 April 2014

The Federal Opposition has criticised the CSIRO for pre-empting the government’s commission of audit and slashing hundreds of jobs from the scientific research agency.

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