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Just Six Weeks and $9K Built This Mango-Colored Dome Home
Offbeat  (tags: housing, do-it-yourself, Thailand )

Freya
- 28 days ago - homes.yahoo.com
When Steve Areen took some time off from his career as a Delta flight attendant, he relocated to an organic mango farm in northeast Thailand and built a dome home that, fittingly enough, is a fluorescent, Mango-ish shade of orange inside and out...
When Hope Turns Rancid: LBJ and Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, healthcare, housing, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, SupremeCourt, troops, usa )

Kit
- 32 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Both presidents betrayed initial popular optimism; only public protest can reverse the corrosive effects.
Bernie Sanders: "I Am Prepared To Run for President of the United States"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, elections, freedoms, government, healthcare, healthcare, housing, Independent candidate, goodnews, politics, Senator Bernie Sanders )

Kit
- 40 days ago - truth-out.org
Bernie Sanders says he is "prepared to run for president of the United States." That's not a formal announcement. A lot can change between now and 2016, and the populist senator from Vermont bristles at the whole notion of a permanent campaign.
DC's Poorest Residents Fight Displacement By Gentrification
Society & Culture  (tags: gentrification, race politics, housing, ethics, rights, society, politics, usa, culture, americans, news )

Cal
- 75 days ago - truth-out.org
Because Washington was America's first city to have a black majority, it came as a shock to many in 2011 when DC's black population dropped below 50 percent for the first time in more than 50 years
8 Ways Being Poor Is Wildly Expensive in America
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, poverty, society, ethics, housing, wages, transportation, food, health, rights, sadness, humans, family )

Carrie
- 75 days ago - alternet.org
According to the US Census Bureau, half of Americans are poor, or just on the edge. Fifteen percent (46.5 million) are in poverty, while "half of Americans are in or near poverty." On top of that 76% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck.
Obama to Raise Minimum Wage Under Federal Contractors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, executive order, fair wages, government, healthcare, housing, lies, media, obama, politics, state of the union )

Kit
- 78 days ago - nytimes.com
President Obama plans to sign an executive order requiring that janitors, construction workers and others working for federal contractors be paid at least $10.10 an hour, using his own power to enact a more limited version of a policy that [....]
Bill Moyers Essay: The United States of Inequality - With Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, military, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, socialsecurity, SupremeCourt )

Kit
- 78 days ago - billmoyers.com
The unprecedented level of economic inequality in America is undeniable. In an extended essay, Bill shares examples of the striking extremes of wealth and poverty across the country, including a video report on California's Silicon Valley, [....]
Nine Welfare Myths Exploded
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, dishonesty, economy, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republicans, welfare myths )

Kit
- 101 days ago - addictinginfo.org
Every so often Facebook is covered with the little "ecards" and other items that complain about "lazy people on welfare" who have an iPhone, a new car, are buying cigarettes, and are just generally living the good life off of the rest [....]
JP MORGAN CHASE: DON'T EVICT 78-YEAR OLD DISABLED GRANDMA SUSIE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, constitution, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, economy, housing, lies, news, propaganda, SupremeCourt, supremecourt, terrorism, usa, u.s., politics, americans )

Cynthia
- 115 days ago - start2.occupyourhomes.org
Mrs, Johnson has been the victim of one of the most egregious crimes during this housing crisis.The originator of her loan, John Stolaranko, was convicted of mortgage fraud, served time in jail and paid 5m in fines yet Chase is intent on throwing her...
Sen. Warren and 6 Others Introduce Bill Barring Employers From Rejecting Job Seekers for Bad Credit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, democrats, republicans, economy, ethics, freedoms, healthcare, housing, news, politics, usa, Economy Recession, food, hunger, poverty )

Frank
- 118 days ago - dailykos.com
"It is, as Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts says in an email, a small issue. But the Equal Employment for All Act would make a big difference for job-seeking Americans with poor credit ratings."- dailykos.com
The Empire Strikes Back: How Wall Street Has Turned Housing Into a Dangerous Get-Rich-Quick Scheme -- Again
Business  (tags: Wall street, capitalism, toxic, exploitation, economy, housing, crisis, foreclosures, mortgages, families, evictions )

Brian
- 136 days ago - commondreams.org
"In hindsight, it's clear that the Great Recession fueled a terrific wealth and asset transfer away from ordinary Americans and to financial institutions."
TAKE ACTION: Support the Strengthen Social Security Act (S.567)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', congress, constitution, ethics, government, housing, politics, socialsecurity )

Beverly
- 144 days ago - afl.salsalabs.com
Add your name to this petition to urge your Senator to cosponsor this important legislation.
Decisions Are Made By Those Who Show Up -- William Rivers Pitt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, congress, constitution, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, republicans, VOTE )

Kit
- 144 days ago - truth-out.org
One year from today, every single seat in the House of Representatives will be up for a vote, as will a third of the Senate, a pile of Governor's offices, and hundreds of legislative offices in every state.
Congress Critters Kiss Wall Street Butt for Cash
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, crime, democrats, dishonesty, elections, ethics, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 156 days ago - jimhightower.com
On the day before Halloween, the ethically-challenged members of our lobbyist-haunted House of Representatives did a perverse imitation of "Profiles in Courage," turning that body into "Profiles in Spinelessness."
 

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