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Rush for free food packets kills 10 at Bangladesh prayer meeting

DHAKA (Reuters) – Hundreds of people rushed to a Bangladeshi community centre prayer meeting to get free food packets on Monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring more than 50 in the crush, police said. 83 more words

Through Eagle Heart Centre, Parisian is protector of her people

In this season of giving, reporter Pamela Cowan is profiling some of the organizations and people working to make the lives of Reginans better. Watch for her stories for the rest of the year as we showcase the… 1,000 more words

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Principalities And Fixing The Problem Of The Poor - Part 1

Last month the province of Manitoba came out with this…

November 28, 2017


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Strategy to Include Meaningful Measurements, 1,336 more words

Hunger in Wirral: the truth behind the tale that made a Tory MP cry

Frank Field, whose story of a hungry constituent moved Heidi Allen to tears, says he is seeing destitution, not poverty 1,685 more words

LAPO touches 761,327 rural town members via cancer control outreach

In tackling the widespread diseases among rural community, the Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) has lamented the increasing level of poverty in the country, which it said, has become a problem to many households. 202 more words


The Greek Conspiracy (aka The Medicare Fraud


This is a Christmas story of sorts, but a sad one. Beneath the Guardian’s screamer head for December 20, 1978 is a pic of the Salvation Army headquarters in Marrickville, blazing with Christmas lights, “a beacon for all to see.” 486 more words


We, the animal

Today, I went to a park purposefully and the rationale for going there was certainly not the recreation, rather to have contemplation one specific subject. Since I knew, I may stay there for hours; hence I had some snacks and a bottle of water in my bag pack. 555 more words