Recovery Effort Underway in the Philippines | Supreme Court to Hear Two Pivotal Union Cases | Uncertain Future for the 47 Million Who Rely on Food Stamps

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

A girl pays for her mother's groceries using Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) tokens, more commonly known as Food Stamps, at the GrowNYC Greenmarket in Union Square on September 18, 2013 in NYC. (Andrew Burton/Getty)

Rescue & Recovery Effort Underway in the Philippines | Recovery, Democracy & Corruption in the Philippines | Supreme Court to Hear Two Pivotal Union Cases | Lessons From the 2003 Northeast Blackout | An Uncertain Future for the 47 Million Who Rely on Food Stamps | Food Banks, Families & Fiscal Assistance: The Faces of America's Hungry | In Meat We Trust: America's Historic Relationship with Meat

Rescue & Recovery Effort Underway in the Philippines

Today The Takeaway examines the on the ground efforts happening in the hardest hit areas of the Philippines with Austin Ramzy, reporter for our partner The New York Times. Ramzy is cu...

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Relief, Democracy & Corruption in the Philippines

Adding to Super Typhoon Haiyan's damage is a long-standing problem that stems from a government plagued with inefficiencies and a history of corruption. Richard Chu is an Associate Pr...

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Supreme Court to Hear Two Pivotal Union Cases

The Supreme Court will hear arguments today over a strategy commonly used by unions to organize workers. The practice involves pressuring an employer to sign a "neutrality agreement."...

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Lessons From the 2003 Northeast Blackout

In 2003, a great blackout left nearly 50 million Americans from Ohio to New York without electricity. This week, more than 200 public and private large power companies are staging a m...

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An Uncertain Future for the 47 Million Who Rely on Food Stamps

As part of the $500 billion farm bill, Congress has agreed to slash funding for the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program (SNAP), better known as food stamps. For the 47 milli...

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Food Banks, Families & Fiscal Assistance: The Faces of America's Hungry

The number of Americans enrolled in food stamps has soared by 70 percent since the economic crisis began in 2008, and now the program faces the largest cut in its nearly 50-year histo...

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In Meat We Trust: America's Historic Relationship with Meat

Americans consume about 275 lbs of meat annually per person—that's more than three times the global average. In her new book, “In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore Ame...

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