This Coffee Shop is Staffed By Homeless People — And It’s Working


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October 14, 2012

This Coffee Shop is Staffed By Homeless People — And It’s Working

By Scott Keyes This Coffee Shop is Staffed By Homeless People — And It’s Working

Getting a job can be difficult for anyone in our nation’s ongoing employment slump. For every job opening, there are currently more than three unemployed people looking for work. And those already-difficult odds are significantly exacerbated for job applicants who can’t afford a home.

“If you’ve been homeless and have a gap on your resume, people don’t give you a chance,” Seth Kelley, co-founder of RedTail Coffee in Fort Collins, told ThinkProgress by phone. “It’s a cycle that’s really hard to shake.”

That’s why Seth, along with his wife Kelly, opened RedTail Coffee in May: to provide job opportunities to homeless and low-income applicants.

The coffee shop is located alongside a new housing development that’s being built for…

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Joan Rivers on Robin Williams Interview on the Red Carpet. #AN&V2014

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Winnipeg’s Muslim Community Pray for Peace in the Middle east

Prayers for the Afflicted #AN&V2014

Global Eyes Magazine

For Immediate Release                                                                                             August 10, 2014

                                                      Statement from Muslim Leaders in Manitoba

We, the undersigned Muslim leaders in Winnipeg, unconditionally declare the actions of ISIS against the Iraqi Christians and Yazidis an affront to our faith, and we forcefully condemn any attempts by ISIS to associate their heinous crimes to Islam and to our prophetic tradition.

Islam has made it incumbent on Muslims under Islamic law to protect religious minorities within their countries and grant freedom of religion, security of life, honour, property and intellect to all citizens regardless of race, religion and gender. We are therefore anguished at how Christians and other religious minorities are suffering at the hands of our co-religionists in today’s conflict-ridden world.

We urge and pray that Muslim religious leaders and politicians around the world will continue to speak up and take strong and definitive actions against criminals and terrorists who are committing atrocities in the name…

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Palestinians not to abandon resistance: Analyst


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Press TV has conducted an interview with Ramzy Baroud political analyst from Madrid about the Israeli onslaught on Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.

What follows is an approximate transcription of the interview.

Press TV: Hamas has been clear about its demands from the beginning, the left of the siege on Gaza and release of prisoners among other things, while Israel is focused on disarming of the resistance group in the strip, can this work?

Baroud: Well, of course not, Israel could possibly expect the disarming of the resistance if the resistance was defeated and that was the intention behind Israel’s devastating war, genocide in Gaza Strip, I mean we are looking at nearly12,000 people between dead and wounded and hundreds of thousands of refugees within Gaza and this complete destruction of the infrastructure of Gaza Strip and we are talking about genocide and yet the resistance continues and it continues strong.


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Blow Your Mind #AN&V2014

Furious Obama Says Hillary’s Claim That His Negligence Created ISIS Is ‘Horseshit’


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Excerpted from The Daily Beast: Hillary Clinton and Congressmen alike have called on Obama to arm Syria’s rebels. But the President fumed at lawmakers in a private meeting for suggesting he should’ve done more.

President Obama got angry at lawmakers who suggested in a private meeting that he should have armed the Syrian rebels, calling the criticism “horseshit.”

The argument that America should have done more in Syria, made for years by foreign policy leaders in both parties and several members of Obama’s senior national security team, was brought back to the fore this past weekend. Obama and Hillary Clinton gave dueling interviews in which they publicly split on whether the security and humanitarian catastrophe in Syria could have been avoided if the United States had played a larger role. Obama’s outburst on July 31, one week prior, reveals the criticism was already getting to him, even before the…

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