Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there’s good news)

Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there’s good news)

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton BastChris Anderson asked me if I could put the last 25 yearsof anti-poverty campaigning into 10 minutes for TED.That’s an Englishman asking an Irishman to be succinct.(Laughter)I said, “Chris, that would take a miracle.”He said, “Bono, wouldn’t that be a good use of your messianic complex?”So, yeah.Then I thought, let’s […]

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White farm murders in South Africa – Race hate, politics or greed? | Foreign Correspondent

White farm murders in South Africa – Race hate, politics or greed? | Foreign Correspondent

(REPORTER) Apartheid tore South Africa apart.Some say the white oppressors are now the persecuted.White farms are being robbed and farmers murdered.– Not only do they kill but the way they kill. They torture you.– The government says they’re crimes like any other, in a society where poverty breeds violence.– There is crime which is affecting […]

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“PBS NewsHour Weekend” Feature – Seeking Solutions for Small Farmers

“PBS NewsHour Weekend” Feature – Seeking Solutions for Small Farmers

Heifer International, the Arkansas-based globalnon-profit known for helping struggling ruralcommunities create sustainable localeconomies, has been developing a differentapproach to help rural communities in the UnitedStates, starting with Arkansas and Appalachia.The Heifer USA program is about revitalizing thelocal food system to be more inclusive of thesmall scale farmers in the state.The program is designed to work […]

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“PBS NewsHour Weekend” Feature – Our House

“PBS NewsHour Weekend” Feature – Our House

Our House, a program for homeless and near homelessfamilies and individuals, opened its new careercenter in Little Rock on May 26 after a $1 millionrenovation.The Career Center is a hub of learning and forwardmomentum for all of our adults.Whether those adults are parents,whether they’re single people,whether they’re folks from other shelters or from thehomeless prevention […]

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Why Trump’s new limit on food stamp eligibility will affect working families most

Why Trump’s new limit on food stamp eligibility will affect working families most

AMNA NAWAZ: Well, the Trump administration today announced new rules that would changethe way some people can get food stamps, which are known as SNAP benefits.Currently, about 36 million Americans receive this help buying groceries.As William Brangham now reports, the administration argues this change will save billions of dollarsby removing millions of people from the […]

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