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Tag: poor

The Trump budget’s crushing cruelty

Trump's budget would slash or completely eliminate core anti-poverty programs that form the heart of the U.S. social safety net.

Six big losers in our ‘booming’ economy

The people in power let the rich grow richer while the poor keep suffering.

Revolution by drone

Will drones launch the modern revolution of the undervalued human being?

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign born again

Now, 50 years later, a coalition has formed anew to organize poor people in the U.S. into what King called "a new and unsettling force" to fight poverty and forge meaningful change.

The absurd amount of entitlements that go to rich people

Wealthy Americans complain about ‘entitlements’ for the poor, but they keep collecting their own entitlements, to a degree that average Americans can only dream about.

How Americans became poor

If we want to create a vibrant middle class, we have to abandon slogans and simplistic solutions and understand the bigger picture.

Disposable Children

Wealthy Americans are justifying the neglect of our nation's children by blaming the victims—children of the poor. In a perversely unequal nation, are children of all ages deemed disposable?

The Rigging of the American Market

The national debate about widening inequality only focuses on taxing the rich to redistribute their income downward. But what about the upward redistributions hidden inside the market from the rest of the rich?

Destructive Austerity: Poverty and Social Hardship in the UK

While the Oxfam states “the economic, ethical and financial argument for change could not be stronger,” the U.K. needs more than a policy change to fix its "divisive materialistic values." The country needs more humane values that unites people and engenders trust.

New 2015 Wealth Data: US Inequality at Its Ugliest

According to the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Databook, the wealthy elite's continuing disdain for the poor, the middle class and people all around the world is disturbing. These wealth gap realities are victimizing the great majority of Americans.

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From the start of his White House tenure, the Trumpsters have plotted, stalked and serially killed vibrant members of the English Language.

Ethiopia: Final days of the TPLF regime

The TPLF is in chaos, their tyranny is coming to an end.

The FBI questioned a black man about racist extremists in Charlottesville – now he...

Donald Blakney is the third counter-protester to be arrested and charged for events connected to the rally. All three of these individuals are black, and all three were attacked at the rally.

New study concludes some bottled water is actual tap water

Unknowingly, American's are paying $16 billion a year to drink water from a bottle that would otherwise be free, or cost a fraction of the price.

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