Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Economy Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByConor Dougherty Oct. 12, 2018 LOS ANGELES — From pulpits across Los Angeles, Pastor Kelvin Sauls has spent the past few months delivering sermons on the spiritual benefits of fasting. The food in the sermon is rent, and landlords need less of it. “My role is to bring a moral perspective to what we are dealing with around the housing crisis,” Pastor Sauls explained. In addition to a Sunday lesson, this is an Election Day pitch. Pastor Sauls is part of the campaign for Proposition 10, a ballot initiative that would loosen state restraints on local rent control laws. The effort has stoked a battle that has already consumed close to $60 million in political spending, a sizable figure even in a state known for heavily funded campaigns. Depending on which side is talking, … [Read more...] about California Tenants Take Rent Control Fight to the Ballot Box
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MANKATO – The sheepish students followed the parking lot procession, picking up bags filled with zucchini, corn, red potatoes and bread. Kolten Espinosa, a 20-year-old from New York City, envisioned a stir fry of fresh vegetables in his future — a welcome break from the norm for many college students. He also grabbed an unwieldy watermelon for his girlfriend, a big fan of the fruit. “How many people eat 35 watermelons?” said Espinosa, who is studying civil engineering at Minnesota State University, Mankato. It’s likely that many students would, if they could. Espinosa was attending the university’s Free Farmer’s Market on Aug. 23, an event that drew more than 200 students. The event is an extension of the campus food pantry, Campus Cupboard. The cupboard allows students to pack a bag of groceries once a week, and “pay it forward” when they are able to at a later date. Across the nation, people are increasingly turning to food … [Read more...] about Campus food shelves in Minnesota fight growing food insecurity, stigma
SEPT. 5, 2018 Arizona Educators Were Shocked When Lawmakers Decimated Their Budgets. Then They Got Angry. The Education Issue Can Good Teaching Be Taught? Arizona Lawmakers Cut Education Budgets. Then Teachers Got Angry. What Teachers Are Doing to Pay Their Bills A Teacher Made a Hitler Joke in the Classroom. It Tore the School Apart. Teaching in the Age of School Shootings Arizona Lawmakers Cut Education Budgets. Then Teachers Got Angry. By DALE RUSSAKOFF SEPT. 5, 2018 Early on the morning of March 14, Kelly Berg went to her closet and picked out a bright red blouse. Until recently, she had rarely worn red, but she was heading to the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix, and a red top would tell everyone exactly who she was: a teacher. Red shirts and blouses had emerged as the official uniform of teacher uprisings against low pay that were spreading from West Virginia to Oklahoma and Kentucky under the rallying cry “Red for … [Read more...] about Arizona Lawmakers Cut Education Budgets. Then Teachers Got Angry.
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Box delivery itself isn't what's thrilling customers. Brands' complete customer focus and personalization is what drives great experiences and innovations. Georg Richter Published 8:30 am, Thursday, June 14, 2018 Photo: Sofie Delauw | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Sofie Delauw | Getty Images Novelty Is No Longer the Driving Force Behind the Subscription Box. Here's What Is. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Subscription retail companies are commonplace these days, and the huge growth in the sector continues. A 2018 report from Hitwise indicates that in April visits to U.S. subscription box websites reached the 40 million mark -- an increase of 890 percent since 2014. Physical subscriptions are certainly nothing new. A simple web search will reveal that newspapers have been … [Read more...] about Novelty Is No Longer the Driving Force Behind the Subscription Box. Here’s What Is.