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Business  (tags: loans, lending, greed, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 38 days ago - action.consumerreports.org
Tell your lawmakers to oppose rolling back consumer protections for vulnerable Americans.
Tell Congress: Postal Banking, Not Payday Lending
Business  (tags: banks, finances, loans, greed, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 40 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Protect low-income Americans from predatory Wall Street-backed payday lenders and check cashers by supporting postal banking and the Postal Banking Act.
Tell Congress to Save SNAP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: public assistance, poverty, food, petitions )

Freya
- 52 days ago - go.weareprogressives.org
House Republicans just proposed a bill that will push over a million Americans off of food assistance.
Pass the Anti-Lunch Shaming Act
Society & Culture  (tags: children, kids, schools, meals, food, poverty, cruelty, petitions )

Freya
- 70 days ago - addup.org
Lunch shaming acts happen across the country in school cafeterias daily. A 2014 report from the Department of Agriculture found that nearly half of all school districts used some form of public shaming of children to compel parents to pay bills.
Put World Leaders On Notice: Poverty Is Sexist ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, poverty, sexist, freedoms, rights, environment )

Cher
- 101 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For the 39,000 girls who became child brides today. For one billion women without access to a bank account. For every woman paid less than a man for doing the same work.
Activists Transform An Abandoned Hospital Into Affordable Housing in London
World  (tags: housing, affordability, poverty, solutions )

Freya
- 104 days ago - shareable.net
As home prices soar, cities around the world face a crisis of affordability. In London, UK, the situation is especially acute: According to a 2016 Lloyds Bank study, the ratio of average home sales price compared to average earnings is 10-to-6.
Put An End To Food Waste And Feed The Nation's Hungry!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, hunger, poverty, waste, groceries, charity, petitions )

Freya
- 110 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Food waste is a problem wherever it could be put to better use. In the United States, where more than one-tenth of all families are living in food-insecure households, at least 40 percent of the food produced for consumption is never eaten.
Help Reverend Al End Poverty in Victoria, One Person at a Time ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, poverty, protection, rights, environment )

Cher
- 118 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Just imagine, it's dark and cold as you pull your thin jacket up around your shoulders. You're making a bed in a corner of Topaz Park for the night, feeling more alone than you've ever felt before.
Following Tax Cuts for the Rich, Trump Budget Would Hurt the Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tax system, tax breaks, economic injustice, greed, poverty, hypocrisy )

Freya
- 123 days ago - msnbc.com
In his inaugural address last year, Donald Trump articulated a vision for taking political power and "giving it back to you the American people." The new president added, "The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer."
Stop the Loan Sharks in Washington
Business  (tags: greed, poverty, economic injustice, loans, lending, petitions )

Freya
- 123 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The House of Representatives is poised to give the green light to payday lenders to charge debt trap-level interest rates to economically vulnerable consumers. And they want to do so in a way that lets them flout state laws.
Uber and Lyft, Driving Drivers Into Poverty and Despair
Business  (tags: transportation, gig economy, deregulation, poverty, greed )

Freya
- 128 days ago - nationofchange.org
In 2016, Uber and Lyft combined spent more on lobbying than Amazon, Walmart and Microsoft combined. They use their political might to win deregulation bills.
Tell the FCC: Don't Cut Lifeline
Science & Tech  (tags: communications, Internet, telephone, World Wide Web, poverty, assistance, petitions )

Freya
- 131 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Even as Trump's FCC was repealing net neutrality, Ajit Pai was launching another attack on our ability to communicate - by threatening to cut the Lifeline program. Lifeline helps 12.5 million low-income people access internet or phone service.
Bank of America Gouges Poorest Customers, One Month After Billion-Dollar Tax Cut
Business  (tags: banks, poverty, greed )

Freya
- 142 days ago - alternet.org
Consumer advocates say a new surcharge targets families living check to check.
Tell the FCC: Leave Lifeline Alone
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet access, telephones, communications, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 150 days ago - act.freepress.net
The FCC has voted to move forward with its plan to dismantle the Lifeline program. The proposed rollback would rob poor people of affordable phone and internet access and disproportionately impact people of color, seniors, veterans and the disabled.
Hands Off Medicaid!
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, public assistance, poverty, health coverage, petitions )

Freya
- 151 days ago - secure.everyaction.com
The Trump administration just ended Medicaid as we know it in a decision that could strip health care from millions of struggling workers, including people with disabilities and severe health conditions, caregivers, students, retirees, and more.
 

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