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  • The birth of Jesus
    Good news of great joy!
    The baby Jesus born in Bethlehem, praised by the angels, did not come to earth to be King. He was born a King. Yet His birth ushered in no worldly pomp and ceremony. There was no blast of trumpets announcing the event. No palace surrounding Him....
  • Walmart ruling
    Walmart loses second lawsuit this month
    After contesting and appealing a 2007 ruling, Walmart lost again on Dec. 16, and now owes $188 million to many former and current employees in one state. Pennsylvania Supreme Court rejected the retail giant’s appeal to a lower court decision...
  • 130,00 syrian refugees cross Turkish border
    Five facts that display the importance of International Human Rights Day
    With International Human Rights Day and the release of the CIA torture report falling in the same week, there is now a global spotlight on human rights issues. This day is a reminder to world that everyone is entitled to the same basic rights and...
  • Nuclear blast over Hiroshima
    Pope Francis says nukes rob from the hungry and poor
    This week Pope Francis was among those speaking out against the catastrophic effects of nuclear weapons on mankind. The third Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons was just held in Vienna, Austria.Presentations included the...
  • Senate Finance Committee hearing on Social Security impact on women
    Senate Finance Committee hearing on Social Security impact on women
    Women and Social Security was the issue in today's U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing. The Committee will listen to testimony from a line-up of expert panel of witnesses and ask for their input on ways to strengthen a safety net for...
  • Home grown ideological terrorism
    Home grown ideological terrorism
    A destructive assault on the American conscience is being waged by a powerful elite and the average person is losing the battle. Legislation to help the poor is branded as socialism. Laws to curb corporate corruption and irresponsibility are...
  • African-Americans more likely to die because of income inequality
    Increasing income gap leads to more deaths among African-Americans
    The higher their income inequality, the higher the death rate among African-Americans, according to a new study. The income gap is widening among African-Americans and white Americans, and there is a large gap between the rich and poor. For white...
  • The Montreal Jewish community has the highest poverty level in Canada
    Where are donations going? Canadian Jewish community high poverty and inequality
    The recently released Jewish Population of Canada, 2011 report indicated there is widening income gap among the Canadian Jewish community. The report looked at the demographics in Canada in general, and the demographics for each province and their...
  • Working Americans are relying on food banks for support
    America's paycheck to pantry hunger crisis
    Imagine getting a job but still having to rely on food banks for support. That is exactly what is happening to working Americans, as wages remain too low in the struggling economy.Feeding America says that 54 percent of families that rely on their...
  •  Food is served at Broad Street Ministry during their afternoon lunch for the homeless and those that are in financial distress in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Socioeconomic inequality is associated with premature colorectal cancer deaths
    Many cases of colorectal cancer which could have been prevented or cured with proper treatment instead lead to premature deaths. The American Cancer Society reported on Nov. 11, 2014 half of premature colorectal cancer deaths are due to...
  • Polar Vortex returns early causing heat or eat crisis
    Polar Vortex's return chilling prospect for hunger
    An Arctic blast is going to hit the United States next week, sending temperatures plummeting. It's a reminder for many of the Polar Vortex of last winter.Colder temperatures mean higher heating bills. For those living in hunger and poverty...
  • Child Hunger Day
    Child Hunger Day
    Press release from Child Hunger Day, published with full permission:Child Hunger Day® Exists To Undo HungerCHILD HUNGER DAY® IS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH_ Chick-Fil-A will host 'SPIRIT NIGHT' at Several Locations, from 5-8 pm....
  • San Jose
    America's Richest Cities list indicates decline in median income across the U.S.
    Though 24/7 Wall Street came up with a list of “America’s Richest Cities” on Tuesday, it should be noted that America isn’t as rich as it was not so long ago. According to the report, the continuous economic recovery across...
  • Stop Hunger Now program a huge success at Mt. Moriah SDA Church
    Stop Hunger Now program a huge success at Mt. Moriah SDA Church
    Today, Sunday, October 5, 2014, a band of eager volunteers met at the Mt. Moriah SDA Church, 18-34 Decatur Street, Ridgewood, NY 11385, at 10:00 am to help the members of the church in their evangelistic outreach effort. With the help of STOP...
  • Poetic impact on world hunger
    Poetic impact on world hunger
    The month of October marks the 4th annual World Hunger Action Month. As poets we are determined to use our poetry to make an impact and create awareness of the dire situation millions are still facing in our world today, on a daily basis. The...