ICYMI Post-Election News: Weekend Edition for Nov 19 & 20

People want to be informed about what’s happening w/ the president-elect but they may not have time to follow all the news or for their own self-care, are limiting their exposure to social media right now. These ICYMI updates will be basic bullet points of the daily happenings with call to actions. I will generally…

Conscience Voting

People are confused about my political views. They’re not the only ones. I’ve been in the middle of  a political identity crisis for a few years now. I was a teenage anarchist, looking for a revolution. I had the style, I had the ambition. I read all the authors, I knew the right slogans. There…

3.25.14: The Republicans want MORE food stamp cuts

News,thoughts, and going-ons…   The Republicans have the balls to be asking for more cuts to SNAP. Yes,really. In this 5 minute segment, Bernie Sanders lays out the picture of poverty in the U.S. right now and the insanity of the Republican party’s agenda. “It’s ugly”, he says. There isn’t a better way to put…

Petition to the President to end hunger

When We Deliver Our Petition to the White House Will Your Name Be Included? – Bread Blog Next Wednesday, I will attend a meeting at the White House and hand-deliver Bread for the World’s petition. We are asking President Obama to set a goal and work with Congress to end hunger. More than 25,000 people have…

The War on Poverty…the war on the hungry (and other recent news bits)

Poverty in the news . One Wisconsin food stamp bill signed while a second remains stalled – That junk food bill Scott Walker introduced is flawed and therefore, faltering. with the new proposal that prohibits more than 15% of groceries brought with EBT from being spent on “unhealthy” food, there are far too many limitations on what can…