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Why Food Is Therapy

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

At the moment, food is highly prestigious. A vast amount of attention is paid to celebrity chefs, dietary advice, new restaurants and cooking shows. W...

The Hunger Games: Attacks on Food Aid Threaten Kids, Seniors, and Basic American Values

Kimberly Freeman Brown | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics
Kimberly Freeman Brown

We aren't talking about a reasonable debate about how best to fight hunger in the long run, or how to make these emergency programs more efficient and cost-effective. We're talking about an attack on our kids, our seniors, and our most vulnerable citizens.

Lottery Winner Pleads No Contest To Fraud

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 08.28.2012 | Money

DETROIT — A Detroit-area woman who collected welfare benefits despite winning a big lottery prize pleaded no contest to fraud Thursday and likel...

Lottery Winner On Food Stamps Charged With Welfare Fraud

Posted 04.17.2012 | Detroit

Amanda Clayton, a Michigan woman who won $1 million from the state lottery last year, was arraigned today in district court on felony charges stemming...

Lottery Winner Loses State Food Stamps

AP | Posted 05.08.2012 | Detroit

LINCOLN PARK, Mich. — State officials say a Detroit-area woman who won a $1 million lottery prize but continued to get food stamps has been remo...

WATCH: Woman Claimed Food Stamps Despite Jackpot Win UPDATE

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.08.2012 | Business

Even with an extra million or two, it seems that some lottery winners are still trying to finding ways to save money -- on the government's dime. ...