Poverty

The Man Who Stopped France’s Food Waste Seeks To Globalize The Law!

The Man Who Stopped France’s Food Waste Seeks To Globalize The Law!

The internet was in a frenzy when France recently passed legislation making it illegal for stores to purposely waste discarded food. As many pointed out in the comments section of True Activist’s coverage, such an intelligent plan deserves to go global – and now it just might! Arash Derambarsh, the local councillor who kick-started the fight […]

Surprising Study Shows People Have Stronger Work Ethic In Countries With Generous Welfare System

After the Conservative ‘victory’ in the British elections, the subject of welfare is a hotly debated topic, as it is in the States and elsewhere. The economic crisis has been used as an excuse to attack the most vulnerable in society, with politicians (supported by the corporate media) threatening to cut benefits and expand their controversial forced […]

France Is Making It Illegal For Grocery Stores To Waste Food

France Is Making It Illegal For Grocery Stores To Waste Food

Believe it or not, in effort to keep dumpster divers from attaining edible, discarded goods from supermarket shelves, some stores actually douse trashed items with bleach to discourage foragers. But the days of destroying in-tact and unsold food items are limited for stores in France, as the country has just passed new legislation which aims […]

LA Rent Is So High This School District Is Building Apartments For Teachers

LA Rent Is So High This School District Is Building Apartments For Teachers

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself,” infamously stated John Dewey. And for anyone who has ever known or had a favorite teacher, they are aware that ‘to teach’ is to do more than just outline lesson plans or grade papers, it is to actively participate in an individual’s maturation from young child to […]

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