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The destruction of a federal agency

But there is a whole other side to Trump’s takeover of Washington: What happens to the government itself, and all it is tasked with doing, when it is placed under the command of the Chaos President? 45 more words

How Laws And Agencies Work

Once I Win the Lottery, I Am Going to Get My Shit Together

Did you hear how big the jackpot is getting? It’s huge! I think I’ll buy a ticket. I don’t usually play the lottery, but when the amount is over half a billion…I start getting interested. 590 more words

Humor

CISON: Vancouver's StreetMessenger now displays shelter bed availability in real time on Google maps and expands across Canada to combat homelessness (PRESS RELEASE)

CISON: Vancouver’s StreetMessenger now displays shelter bed availability in real time on Google maps and expands across Canada to combat homelessness (PRESS RELEASE.) “The Vancouver Community Network (VCN) has launched StreetMessenger.ca, which leverages SMS technology to send messages to the cell phones of homeless and street-involved youth with program information, life-saving alerts and real-time updates on available shelter beds displayed on Google maps.”

New Resources

Are you a person who has experienced poverty and/or trauma and are now living a better life? Were you a first-generation college student? An abuse survivor? 78 more words

Commentary

Four Reasons Why Poverty Persists In Mauritius

Turquoise lagoons flanked by sprawling sandy beaches-what’s not to love?  It’s the picturesque epitome of what peace and serenity mean to many people.  But those are just the physical attributes of our ‘idyllic’ island, what about the quality of life that our million and a half (or so) population have to contend with?   1,016 more words

Mauritian Economy

The Words That Break Your Spirit

By Damien Knight

I am use to having little to no money. I once was so poor that I had found 20 ways to use scraps to flavour ramen. 88 more words

Lifestyle

The new Big Issue? How TAP London is fusing tech and creativity to help the homeless

As homelessness levels spiral to crisis point, a new not-for-profit is going local to re-engage the donating public.

London is a city of paradoxes. The capital has a booming economy and comparatively high levels of disposable income, but it also encompasses some of the most impoverished areas in the country. 817 more words

Features