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In collaboration with Neighbor Capital, StreetWise is proud to launch its Neighbor Carts program.
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100kGarages - Where projects are made by digital fabricators (fabbers) working with 2-D or 3-D digital fabrication tools

100kGarages - Where projects are made by digital fabricators (fabbers) working with 2-D or 3-D digital fabrication tools | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
100kGarages.com is a place for people who have designs or ideas for things they want to make.
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Shelter - The Mad Housers

Shelter - The Mad Housers | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
Shelters The Mad Housers build two types of structures for the homeless: Huts and Low Riders. The shelters are given away free of charge or obligation to ou
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Alleged Gang Member Charged With Child Sex Trafficking

Alleged Gang Member Charged With Child Sex Trafficking | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
Federal authorities charged a 12th gang member with participating in a child sex ring Thursday.
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Jacobs: We must stop the spread of child poverty in Mich.

Jacobs: We must stop the spread of child poverty in Mich. | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
New data shows that nearly one in every four Michigan kids lives in poverty. That means more than a half-million of our children live in families earning $23,000 a year or less for a family of four.

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Share Ideas that matter | Scoop.it

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Easily curate engaging magazines. Effectively feed your web presence.
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WATCH: Ryan Claims '30 Percent Want Their Welfare State'

WATCH: Ryan Claims '30 Percent Want Their Welfare State' | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan, share a similarly dim view of a very large portion of Americans, according to previously unreported remarks by Ryan.
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Full Text of S. 310: Ending Unemployment Payments to Jobless Millionaires Act of 2011 - GovTrack.us

S.310: Ending Unemployment Payments to Jobless Millionaires Act of 2011...
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Walmart Workers Ask For Basic Rights, Walmart Calls Riot Police

Walmart Workers Ask For Basic Rights, Walmart Calls Riot Police | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
A Monday afternoon protest in Illinois gets heated. Workers at Walmart contractor Roadlink have been on strike since Sept. 15.
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Boxing Legends Raise Money For Charity

Boxing Legends Raise Money For Charity | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
On September 29, 2012, the world’s 12 greatest boxers supported and celebrated the inauguration of the World Boxing Council pension fund; which will provide monthly pensions to many former champions from around the world currently living in...
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Evan Grae Davis: Will My Film ‘It’s A Girl’ Launch a Global Movement to End Female Gendercide?

Evan Grae Davis: Will My Film ‘It’s A Girl’ Launch a Global Movement to End Female Gendercide? | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
Nothing I had seen in my travels around the world as a documentary film maker even remotely compared to the scale of routine injustice in the practice of  female gendercide. We met courageous activ...
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Sound Politics: Poor impacted by closing homeless shelters

Sound Politics: Poor impacted by closing homeless shelters | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
Their spokesman Jarvis Capucion, who has been homeless for three or four years, moved here from San Diego after quitting his job in insurance billing and collections. Because the job wasn't fulfilling.
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Iceland's Economy now growing faster than the U.S. and EU after arresting corrupt bankers

Iceland's Economy now growing faster than the U.S. and EU after arresting corrupt bankers | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
So Iceland didnt follow the rest of the world by bailing out bankers they arrested them. Now their economy is recovering faster than the EU and the United States.
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The Daily Bruin :: Bruins offer ‘Places to Crash’ for homeless students

The Daily Bruin :: Bruins offer ‘Places to Crash’ for homeless students | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
Jay sleeps on a couch in Powell Library. It’s 3 a.m., and freezing cold. He’ll probably only get two hours of sleep tonight.
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Why Kids Need Schools to Change

Why Kids Need Schools to Change | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
Flickr: Elizabeth Albert The current structure of the school day is obsolete, most would agree. Created during the Industrial Age, the assembly line syst
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Why We Must Stop Fetishizing Economic Growth

Why We Must Stop Fetishizing Economic Growth | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
Forget the fancy formulas - economics needs to ask profound questions about what makes a good life and just society.
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Neighbor Carts | StreetWise Initiatives | StreetWise |

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An Awesome Video Primer on Why We Still Need Feminism

An Awesome Video Primer on Why We Still Need Feminism | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
In case you forgot all the ways in which shit still sucks for women, jumpstart your outrage/discouragement/cry-faucet with this incredibly satisfying (and funny-ha-ha) little video.
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The Toxic Toll of Child Poverty

The Toxic Toll of Child Poverty | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
It shouldn't take a teachers' strike to remind us that cutting school nurses and social workers, substituting test-prep for afterschool enrichment, and making classes so large that teachers cannot have individual time with students, are the worst...
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Thousands of Millionaires Collect Unemployment

Thousands of Millionaires Collect Unemployment | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
A new report shows that some 2,400 millionaires received unemployment insurance benefits during the economic downturn, a number that has caught the attention of politicians who funded extensions of benefits for up to 99 weeks as the economy crumbled.
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Judge Rules Photo ID Won’t Be Required For Pennsylvania Voters This Year - CBS Philly

Judge Rules Photo ID Won’t Be Required For Pennsylvania Voters This Year - CBS Philly | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
Voters will still be asked for a valid voter ID at the poll in November. But if they don't have it, they will still be able to cast their vote in the usual manner.
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Devaluing care work — and women

Devaluing care work — and women | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
Protections for care workers and paid sick days are off the political agenda, and women are paying the price...
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To help, first understand - Springfield News-Leader

To help, first understand - Springfield News-Leader | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
To help, first understandSpringfield News-LeaderMany of the stories were unusual in that the stories simply introduced the reader to the world of children and families in poverty. Those stories offered no explanations.
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Jobless Rate Probably Climbed in September: US Economy Preview - Bloomberg

Jobless Rate Probably Climbed in September: US Economy Preview - Bloomberg | The Safety Net | Scoop.it
Jobless Rate Probably Climbed in September: US Economy PreviewBloombergPersistent joblessness may curb wage gains and limit consumer spending, representing another impediment to an economy facing a slowdown in manufacturing as global demand cools...
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College Students Hide Hunger, Homelessness : NPR

A growing population of college students is facing hunger and homelessness as tuitions rise and the economy is slow to recover. UCLA has created an Economic Crisis Response Team to identify financially strapped students and help keep them in school.
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