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The South Is America's Poverty Belt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The South, poverty, cutting safety nets, distress, Republicans, austerity, worsening problems )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
The South known for it's poverty and poor health outcomes, but recent years show that there's always room for things to get worse. What's worse is Republicans want to expand the policies that heighten the distress in the South across the entire Nation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Africa Bring Electricity to 50 Million People for the First Time
World  (tags: AFRICA, develoment, electricity, society, poverty, economy, society, worldpolitics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Right now, there's a new bill in the Senate--the Energize Africa Act--that will help Africa bring electricity to 50 million people for the first time. We need t
How the South Is Becoming a Solid Band of Poverty: One in Three Live in Poor Neighborhoods
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, society, usa, the south, culture, economy, americans, education, government, politics, usa )

Cal
- 17 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
In the South, more than 30percent live in high poverty areas, which have at least 20percent of residents living below the federal poverty line--More than 25percent of the country - 77million Americans - lives in high poverty areas
The Poor Have It Easy? Yup, Conservatives Are Giant Jerks. Who Is Surprised?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, propaganda, republicans, poverty, economy, congress, corruption, lies, politics )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - addictinginfo.org
In Republicanland there is a village of hyper-lazy people, aka The Lazies. They live in someone else's house, eat their food, sleep until noon and lay around the rest of the day taking drugs or indulging in some other form of entertainment.
I Pledge to Care About Women and Children in Poverty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, children, poverty, protection )

Cher Away
- 25 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It's not always easy to look in the face of hunger, suffering, and poverty. Plenty of people choose to ignore it. Plenty of people choose to look the other way
Join the Global Movement to End Extreme Poverty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, poverty, world, protection )

Cher Away
- 27 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
All around the world, millions of men, women, and children struggle to survive on less than $1.25 a day. They have the same hopes and aspirations as we all do. But without access to education, clean water, medical care, and jobs, the odds are against
The Many Faces of British Poverty in France
Offbeat  (tags: British, Poverty, France, Europe )

Ray
- 29 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A little-known charity has been helping out destitute British people in France for nearly 200 years. If the causes of poverty were once wars and revolutions, now it's more likely to be a house purchase gone wrong.
The Three Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Poverty
Business  (tags: poverty, misconceptions, wages, economics )

Freya
- 35 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Rather than confront poverty by extending jobless benefits to the long-term unemployed, endorsing a higher minimum wage, or supporting jobs programs, conservative Republicans are taking a different tack.
Protesters Clash With Police in Brazil - Dave Zirin on World Cup 2014
World  (tags: World Cup 2014, Brazil, FIFA, Soccer, Economic Violence, Poverty, Oppression, Injustice, Police Brutality, Popular Resistance, Uprising, Protests, Dissent )

Brian
- 38 days ago - commondreams.org
"Author of "Dancing with The Devil", on why Brazilian protesters are fighting against the sport they love."
Inequality and the Unfree Market
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Class War, Wealth Inequality, Economic Injustice, Wealthy Elites, Poverty, Widening Gap, Occupy, Fight for 15, Livable Wage, Obama, Democrats, Republicans, Two Party Sham )

Brian
- 51 days ago - socialistworker.org
"This year, Pres. Obama and the Democratic Party noticed the Fight for 15 long enough to propose the not-even-half-measure of raising the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour,but not fight hard enough to prevent Republicans from blocking it."
Florida Couple Cleared of All Fines for Feeding Homeless People
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, strange, homeless, hunger, poverty )

Robert
- 61 days ago - nbcnews.com
Daytona Beach police dismissed Wednesday more than $2,000 in fines levied against a Florida couple - and four of their friends - for feeding homeless people at a park, local authorities confirmed to NBC News.
Tell McDonalds: End McPoverty Wages & Respect Workers' Right To Organize
Business  (tags: McDonald's, minimum wage, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 61 days ago - credomobilize.com
We call on McDonald's corporation to pay workers a fair wage and respect their right to organize without interference. No one who works for a corporation with over $5 billion a year in profits should be forced to use food stamps just to survive.
Break the Republican Medicaid Blockade ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACTION ALERT: Sign Petition, Americans, poverty, Medicaid, government, republicans, politics, ethics, healthcare, abuse, corruption )

Carrie
- 73 days ago - secure.ourfuture.org
More than 5 million Americans are being deprived of healthcare by Republican governors and legislators in 24 states. Many are the working poor who are losing out on the benefits of expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Minimal Effort for the Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Minimum Wage, Livable Wage, President, Obama, Democrats, Republicans, toxic capitalism, exploitation, wealth inequality, poverty, empty rhetoric, idle promises )

Brian
- 74 days ago - socialistworker.org
"The failure of a Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour played out like a tired movie script you've seen a hundred times before."
Empower Women to Overcome Poverty and Become Community Leaders ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, poverty, women )

Cher Away
- 76 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ask the U.N. to lift up women around the world by fully supporting legislation that promotes women's rights and access to economic resources.
 

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