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What Poverty Looks Like and Who Uses Food Stamps

By Kristance Harlow | February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
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It is long past time to stop making judgments about what poverty looks like. Impoverished people do not fit into a neat stereotype of what acceptable poverty is or isn’t.

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Are You Angry Yet? This is Why You Should Be.

By Kristance Harlow | August 15, 2017 | 1 Comment
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Anonymous Protest by Sean P Anderson I am angry. You should be, too. I am not carrying hate around in my heart or spewing anger in undirected locations. I am angry that we let this happen. I am angry that we continue to allow history to repeat itself. Fascism rises again and is progressively worse…

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Don’t Tell Me to Calm Down

By Kristance Harlow | July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
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“Stop believing in authority start believing in each other” Photo by Saird on flickr I live abroad, but I’m very politically involved and vocal. I’ve gone through the ringer with Trump supporters who tell me that it doesn’t affect me and that I shouldn’t be so opinionated. I voted, I am an American. Whether I…

Hunger in America: It’s Time To Take Action

By Kristance Harlow | July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Kids who go hungry suffer dire health consequences: stunted growth, more likely to get sick and stay sick and even be hospitalized, constant fatigue, and poor performance in school.

Child Exploitation – 3 Terrible Forms of Child Labor

By Kristance Harlow | June 27, 2013 | 1 Comment
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“There are more slaves today than were seized from Africa in four centuries of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.” Andrew Cockburn Children work all over the world in thousands of different industries many children are in servitude so they earn no income as they are often paying off debts for themselves or their family through their…

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