Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Topic: poverty

The hunger president

As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.

The revolution in work calls for an evolution in living

This is not an unattainable utopian vision. It is the realistic picture of a world in which humanity responds creatively and pragmatically to the changes that technology presents us with.

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.

The plant-based solution to hunger

Poverty, malnutrition, and hunger are a result of politics, not scarcity.

The Obama legacy: Place-based poverty

Keeping successful programs for people in poverty is the only way to secure their survival during the Trump era.

Hunger and Food Waste in a World of Plenty

It is time to design an economic system that allows for the required sharing of food, water, land and other natural resources, as well as knowledge and skills.

Our Poverty Myth

The illusion that people are to blame for their own poverty goes back centuries in our culture.

Lock Up the Men, Evict the Women and Children

Part of the daily reality of poverty in America, evictions—along with mass incarceration—are the mechanisms used to destroy communities and profit from the misery of the poor.

Nickel and Dimed in 2016

It seems wrong in a society as wealthy as ours that a person working full-time can't get above the poverty line. You can't earn a living on the minimum wage.

Pity the Children

If we continue to ignore the hunger, poverty and desperate families and communities of our young, we guarantee there will be a huge, violent population plagued by crime, drug addiction and high incarceration rates. If we save the children, we save society.

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Anti-corporate protesters drown out Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez with chants of “liar!”

Fault lines in the party were on full display as the California Democratic Convention got off to a dramatic start.

Europe’s view of Trump

Anti-Trump sentiment is even stronger in Europe than it is in the U.S.

Donald Trump’s high crimes and misdemeanors

But what if Donald Trump were actually held responsible for real crimes?

School district switches to local and organic meals, cuts carbon footprint – and saves...

A new report revealed surprising results when Oakland overhauled its lunch menu at 100-plus schools by serving less meat and more fruits and vegetables.

Dakota Access Pipeline is already springing leaks

“This is what we have said all along: Oil pipelines leak and spill.”

Senators demand investigation into Attorney General Jeff Sessions

“AG Sessions didn’t just decide to recuse himself because he’s a nice guy."

Trump campaign secretly communicated with Russians at least 18 times

Trump claims, “This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!”

What went wrong, Donald? Everything is about you – your dream come true!

White House whiner ambushed by the Peter Principle

The impeachment trap: Be careful what you wish for

Trump is odious, but impeachment is dangerous – both for the Democrats and the progressive movement.