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Host Sammy Ross and guest Heather Quick continue the conversation on Immigration, by focusing on ICE.  Immigration and Customs Enforcement has come under much scrutiny over the past several years.  On this episode we will unpack what ICE is, why it was founded, and how it is enforcing current policies,…

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Host Sammy Ross and guest Alex Alpharaoh dive into the topic of Immigration.  Immigration is part of the founding of this country, and on this episode we will be discussing the land of the “melting pot,” why immigration is currently such a hot-button issue, and how we can create more…

Host Sammy Ross and guest Greg Robertson discuss all things Sustainability.  Zero Waste, Eco-Consciousness, and Ethical Purchasing are all buzz words that have come to the forefront of mainstream vocabulary.  On this episode we will be digging into sustainability, how plastics and mass production are affecting our land and waters,…

Episode 3: Student Loans Host Sammy Ross and guest Kate Acevedo discuss the topic of student loans.  More Americans are going to colleges and universities than ever, but at what cost?  On this episode we discuss our massive student loan debt, what the difference between compound and simple interest is,…

On this episode host Sammy Ross and guest Amanda Sayers dive deep into the topic of Healthcare.  How did we get an employer-based healthcare system, and who came up with this plan?  What is Obamacare, and who is eligible to apply?  All that and more is discussed and answered, on…

Episode 1: Unemployment On this episode host Sammy Ross and guest Megan Kinneen discuss all things unemployment.  How did we get to the unemployment process we have today?  How does it work, and who is eligible to file?  All those questions and more are answered on this episode of the…

Welcome to This Is Not A Handout!  It’s your host, Sammy Ross, here.  If you like talking about topics of the day, learning the ins-and-outs of how money and social issues interact, then this podcast is for you.  Let’s take a journey together to a better understanding of our current…