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Sign the Robin Hood Tax Petition ACTION
Business  (tags: Robin Hood Tax, money, investments, poverty, banking, trading, ecosystems, climate-change, economy )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - foe.co.uk
With billions of pounds needed to help tackle poverty and climate change, we think it's fair to ask bankers and traders to pay a little more.
Can the Feds Keep High-Poverty Schools From Being Dumping Grounds for Bad Teachers?
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, equal rights, poverty, teachers, opportunity )

Cal
- 11 days ago - takepart.com
The U.S. Department of Education plans to enforce policies designed to ensure that low-income, minority kids are taught by competent, highly qualified instructors.
Theft ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, tax evasion, G20 leaders, world, money laundering, poverty, embezzlement )

Nancy
- 14 days ago - one.org
More than a trillion dollars is being siphoned out of developing countries every year. It's the biggest heist you've never heard of. TELL G20 LEADERS TO END THE TRILLION DOLLAR SCANDAL
Hard Times for Area Where Johnson's War on Poverty Was Launched
Offbeat  (tags: Poverty, President Lyndon Johnson, USA )

Ray
- 23 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In 1964 the War on Poverty was declared from a porch in a troubled corner of Kentucky. Fifty years on, the community still faces deprivation.
I Was Too Poor for An Abortion
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, abortion, economics, women )

Freya
- 23 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
I was unemployed and attending college (fully paid for by a loving relative). My husband was working full-time at just a few cents above minimum wage. We could barely afford ourselves.
Child Marriage: A Promise of Poverty, Abuse, Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: petition, child brides, abuse, disease, poverty, pedophilia )

Joyce
- 29 days ago - my.care.org
Child brides, 6-16 yrs, are forced/pressured into marriage, up to 700,000 yearly worldwide. 46% of child brides are in India. Most suffer poverty, abuse, disease, lifelong pain, or die in childbirth because their bodies are not ready.
Poverty, Not Gluttony, Is the Cause of Obesity
Health & Wellness  (tags: obesity, food, poverty, prices, eating )

Freya
- 29 days ago - alternet.org
For many mired in obesity "slim and healthy" costs money they simply don't have.
Support Chew On This ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, poverty, food, protection )

Cher
- 41 days ago - chewonthis.ca
Despite urging from Committees in the House of Commons, the Senate and the United Nations, Canada has no federal plan on poverty. We have no strategy in place to prevent the systemic causes of poverty for the 3.8 million people in Canada who struggle
Ebola and the Terrorism of Poverty
World  (tags: Africa, Ebola, Poverty, Access To Medicine, American Imperialism, Colonialism, US Boots on the Ground, Racism, Economic Injustice, Inequality )

Brian
- 45 days ago - socialistworker.org
"Racism and structural inequality are at the heart of the spreading Ebola epidemic in Western Africa."
Feed Millions More People Without Spending A Penny Extra - The Hunger Site
World  (tags: humans, hunger, food aid, poverty )

Farah
- 58 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Thanks to the efforts of CARE supporters like you, reforms included in the 2014 Farm Bill mark significant progress in the effort to modernize U.S. international food aid for the 21st century. But our work is not finished.
Because You Care - The Hunger Site
World  (tags: humanrights, poverty, humans )

Farah
- 58 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
It's not always easy to look in the face of suffering. But if we want to ease the burden shouldered by too many billions subsiding on less than $1 a day, we must pay attention. We must act.
Pledge to Celebrate the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17th ! SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, poverty )

Cher
- 59 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
World leaders have committed themselves to cutting the number of people living in extreme poverty in half by 2015. That includes people whose income is less than one dollar a day. This is no easy feat, therefore working together is crucial.
Raking In On Rents: The Housing Crisis Begins Anew
Business  (tags: Rights, U.S., Poverty, Wall Street )

Judy
- 60 days ago - commondreams.org
Wall Street wrecked the economy in 2007 due to dealing in shady mortgage securities. Did the banksters learn their lesson?
57 Million Children Worldwide Are Being Left Behind ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, poverty, protection, environment )

Cher
- 69 days ago - makepovertyhistory.ca
Right now, 57 million primary school-aged children around the world are not in school. Join Malala in calling on the Canadian Government to make a commitment to ensure every child has the right to attend school.
4 Ways Greedy Capitalists Rig the System to Profit Off Our Misery
Business  (tags: capitalism, greed, poverty, water, resources, housing, foreclosure, savings, banks, injustice, prisons, incarceration )

Freya
- 79 days ago - alternet.org
The profit motive fogs the thinking of free-market advocates. The Economist gushes, "Take a bow, capitalism...the biggest poverty-reduction measure of all is liberalising markets to let poor people get richer."
 

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