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United Kingdom

Free school meal pledges as SNP and Labour promise to tackle poverty – Evening Express

Nicola Sturgeon is pledging free school breakfasts and lunches to all primary school pupils in Scotland. The SNP leader’s proposal…

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Health

Where every kid needs lunch, school fights to feed them all

FAYETTE, Miss. — Most mornings, children are waiting beside the road with arms outstretched by the time driver Brian Hall…

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Health

Indiana’s Medicaid Expansion — Designed by Pence and Verma — Panned in Federal Report

Indiana’s Medicaid expansion — with its “personal responsibility” provisions that require enrollees to pay monthly premiums and manage health savings…

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United Kingdom

How Glasgow Clyde College is fighting back against digital poverty

Since the start of lockdown, the college has been supplying its students with IT equipment to help them progress with…

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World

More than 150,000 Australians face poverty as JobSeeker supplement expires, new modelling warns

New modelling has shown an estimated 155,000 people in Australia are facing poverty as a coronavirus supplement to the JobSeeker…

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World

JobSeeker cuts plunges 150,000 Australians into poverty

Another 155,000 Australians will be plunged into poverty when the JobSeeker payment changes on Thursday, with a leading economist calling…

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Europe

Most vulnerable in Europe have fallen through gaps in health systems

The pandemic has given a serious stress test to Europe”s health care systems — some buckled, others quickly adapted. Not…

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Business

For many motel dwellers, eviction ban provides no relief

ATLANTA — For more than five years, home for Armetrius Neason has been a hotel outside Atlanta. He’s adorned the…

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Health

AP PHOTOS: Cars become home for Spain’s pandemic casualties

Among the economic victims of the coronavirus pandemic in Spain are newly homeless residents who saw their jobs dry up…

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Health

Indiana School Goes Extra Mile to Help Vulnerable Kids Weather Pandemic

After covid-19 forced Olivia Goulding’s Indiana middle school to switch back to remote learning late last year, the math teacher…

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