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A Living Wage - A Human Right for All
Health & Wellness  (tags: minimum wage, living wage, human rights, poverty, lack of time )

Dandelion
- 58 days ago - commondreams.org
Poverty is such a challenge; a citizen working two or three jobs just to put food on the table does not have much time or energy left over for civic engagement and the exercise of the franchise. The problem is not sloth, or lack of diligence.
Escaping Poverty Requires Almost 20 Years With Nearly Nothing Going Wrong
Society & Culture  (tags: 2 classes, upper class, lower class, USA, poverty, man made system )

Dandelion
- 80 days ago - theatlantic.com
Following decades of growing inequality USA is now left with a two class system. One small predominantly white upper class with political influence and a much larger minority heavy but still mostly white lower class subject to the first groups whims.
Scotland: Demand An End to Child Poverty Today PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, poverty )

Anna
- 86 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Throughout Scotland today, our teams see first-hand the devastating impact of welfare reform and benefit sanctions. This is completely at odds with Scotland's national wealth. It is also at odds with a culture rooted in community and standing up
Neoliberalism Is Killing Us: Economic Stress as a Driver of Global Depression and Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental health, Global study, World Health Organization, (WHO), April 7 World Health Day, depression, suicide, stressors, statistics, Neoliberalism, inequality, poverty, unemployment )

Judy
- 106 days ago - truth-out.org
A new report shows rates of depression increased 18% between 2005 and 2015, now estimated to afflict over 300 million people worldwide. Approximately 800,000 people commit suicide each year. Poverty and unemployment are leading causes.
Anxiety About Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts Is Sweeping Red-State America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, conservatives, red states, federal funding, public assistance, poverty, infrastructure )

Freya
- 106 days ago - alternet.org
In March, AlterNet spotlighted a handful of Trump voters who have voiced their dissatisfaction with the president's chaotic first few months in office.
Making America Insecure Again: What a Trump Presidency Really Means for National Insecurity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, war, terrorism, foreign relations, poverty, working class, wages )

Freya
- 108 days ago - alternet.org
The defense budget will be bigger, but it won't make us any more safe.
Abortion Clinic Closures Will Have Devastating Impact on Women in Appalachia
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, health care, clinics, poverty )

Freya
- 164 days ago - globalpossibilities.org
"Rural women, women of color, low-income women will be disproportionately affected the closure of the clinic," said Margaret Chapman Pomponio, executive director of WV FREE.
TELL CONGRESS: FIGHT CORRUPTION AND POVERTY
World  (tags: poverty, corruption, fossil fuel, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 175 days ago - secure3.oxfamamerica.org
We have just learned that our leaders in Congress are trying to use an obscure legislative move to undo an important anti-corruption law designed to shine a light on payments from oil, gas, and mining companies to foreign governments.
To the World's Billionaires: Help End Inequality
World  (tags: world, society, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, corruption, billionaires, OXFAM, inequality, global, wealth, poverty, hunger, poor, population )

Darren
- 181 days ago - act.oxfam.org
The global economy is broken. Eight billionaires own the same wealth as half the world's population. That's right - eight individuals own as much as the poorest 3.6 billion people. Meanwhile, every day 1 in 9 people go to bed hungry.
Man In Black   video
Offbeat  (tags: Johnny Cash, Man In Black, hard times, inequality, January 20, wear black, poverty, sick )

Dandelion
- 195 days ago - youtube.com
I wear the black for the poor and the beaten down, livin in the hopeless, hungry side of town, I wear it for the prisoner who has long paid for his crime, but is there because he is a victim of the times, I wear it for the sick and lonely old.
Mike Pence Was Asked to Solve the Lead Poisoning Crisis in His Own Backyard - Here's What Happened Next
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, resources, poverty, Indiana, lead, pollution, housing projects )

Freya
- 196 days ago - alternet.org
Flint isn't the only Midwestern city dealing with lead poisoning; East Chicago, IN is experiencing a crisis all their own. And residents of the small city are rising up and demanding change.
Poverty and Inequality Need Real, Serious Solutions PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, inequality, poverty )

Anna
- 199 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Recently, the President's Advisory Council for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships presented a report on the vital work needed to combat poverty and inequality across the US.
End Houston's Cruel War Against the Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, homelessness, poverty, persecution, police brutality, Houston, Texas, petitions )

Freya
- 200 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On Thursday, 22 December, the Houston Police Department targeted a group of homeless advocates who were attempting to hand out hot food and gifts to the homeless. Local activists attempting to hand out food and gifts were shocked when Houston police...
How Do We Fight Poverty Without Wrecking the Planet?
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, environment, destruction, poverty, development, ecosystems, Sustainabililty )

AWAY AWHI
- 213 days ago - grist.org
Every affluent country, including the United States, cut down its forests to achieve its early economic prosperity. Southeast Asia is following our lead
Give New Zealand's Children the Start in Life They Deserve PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, poverty, protection )

Anna
- 242 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
New Zealand's future is in crisis: 1 in 4 children today are raised in poverty. Across the country -in remote rural towns and deprived city communities - families are doing it tough. And it's getting worse.
 

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