Thursday, August 16, 2018

Tag: poverty

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 27, 2018

What you need to know about the Democratic Socialists of America, as Trump Administration misses family reunification deadline, children protest "horrific" immigration policy, and more.

The police will keep killing us until we stop criminalizing blackness...

The murder of Harith “Snoop” Augustus by Chicago police is the latest reminder that we must hold our elected officials accountable for upholding a system that devalues Black life.

Blistering U.N. report: Trump administration’s policies designed to worsen poverty &...

40 million Americans live in poverty, and 18.5 million Americans live in extreme poverty.

Special report: In the streets with the New Poor People’s Campaign...

Demonstrators descended on Washington Monday in the latest protest staged by the new Poor People’s Campaign, which organizers say is the most expansive wave...

Ben Carson’s redecoration of HUD is worse than you think

If we are to end poverty, the mindset that needs to change is theirs.

Six big losers in our ‘booming’ economy

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

This California city just arrested people for trying to feed the...

Fines and jail terms cannot solve homelessness.

America’s farmworkers face poverty, neglect, and now deportation

Up to 70 percent of the people who put food on America's tables may be undocumented.

People act where US fails on climate

If we are to have a livable future, we must act rapidly.

Extreme poverty cut in half? Only in the minds of the...

The median wealth of the world's adults is $2,222, down from $3,248 at the end of 2007.

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How a small town in Iowa freed local workers from ICE detention

It was the largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in the state since 2008.

Sheriff resigns after arrested for conspiracy to sell drugs and extortion

After residing in jail over the weekend, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer resigned as sheriff ahead of his court appearance on Tuesday.

Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Union ironworker wins democratic primary in Wisconsin to possibly replace Paul Ryan

While democrats believe they can win Ryan's seat, Bryce will be up against Republican Bryan Steil, an attorney and business executive who was endorsed by Ryan.

Military cover-Up? 100s of migrants feared dead in mass grave at AZ’s Barry Goldwater...

It is believed that there are hundreds, if not more, individual human remains still there on the bombing range, but the federal government is not allowing anybody on to search for these individuals.

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