More than 130 student loan debt relief businesses continue to attract clients although federal investigators have found that their practices are questionable or illegal.
Every year, tons of discarded food makes its way to landfills around the globe. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates roughly one third of food produced annually is wasted – about 1.3 billion tons. In the United States, food waste is the single largest component sent into landfills.
In most U.S. counties, a worker needs to earn almost three times the $7.25 federal minimum hourly wage in order to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment.
While Californians are fond of locally grown produce, communities around the state are increasingly filing lawsuits to keep farmworkers from living near the fields where they work.
A new report from the Colorado based conservation group Western Resource Advocates foreshadows significant cutbacks that could potentially end farming in parts of central Arizona…