Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Tag: poverty

Signs of America’s demise, and one way to survive

Finding a compromise between capitalism and socialism.

Hawaii could be the first state to implement universal basic income

“The economy remains stable, everyone benefits, and no one is left behind.”

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.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Consuming stuff: The polluting world of fashion

The environment and why we can never buy any new clothing ever again!

These 2020 candidates are the darlings of Wall Street. The numbers are proof.

Even as these candidates vocally reject corporate America, their latest fundraising reports show corporate America hasn't rejected them.

America has already fired Trump!

Energy is now coming from the grassroots – from people all over the country who are determined to reclaim our democracy and create an economy that works for all.

Here’s how TurboTax just tricked you into paying to file your taxes

Come along as we try to file our taxes for free on TurboTax!

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