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Abortion Clinic Closures Will Have Devastating Impact on Women in Appalachia
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, health care, clinics, poverty )

Freya
- 17 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
- 28 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
- 34 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
- 47 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
- 49 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 )

AnnaAway
- 52 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
- 53 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
- 66 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 )

AnnaAway
- 95 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.
Hurricane Matthew's Impact on Haiti Could Be Catastrophic
Science & Tech  (tags: Weather, Hurricane Matthew, Haiti, Caribbean, Cuba, Bahamas, Poverty, Environmental Degradation, National Hurricane Center, environment, history )

Cat
- 141 days ago - gizmodo.com
Give to UNICEF if you can afford to. The extremely dangerous Hurricane Matthew continues to barrel north, with the center of the storm expected to approach southwestern Haiti by later today.
Collecting Cans to Survive: A 'Dark Future' as California Recycling Centers Vanish
Green Lifestyle  (tags: California, Poverty, San Francisco, Recycling, Social exclusion, Waste, Homelessness )

Judy
- 194 days ago - theguardian.com
Kicking out recycling centers is an effective way for affluent residents to ensure they don't have see certain people.
What Happens When You Can't Afford Self-Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: self-care, poverty )

Judy
- 249 days ago - truth-out.org
People in poverty are so overloaded that their cognitive brain abilities are impaired to the point of debility, according to one study.
Hone Depot Follows Amazon in Investing to Take Down Local Businesses
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, jobs, retail, poverty, corporate, economy, finance, ethics, marketing, investors, labor, usa, technology )

Angelus
- 259 days ago - risnews.edgl.com
Yet Bernie criticizes the Democrats for destroying local business!
Retail Executives Help Keep Americans in Poverty
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, poverty, jobs, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, marketing, lies, money, investors, labor, wal-mart, usa, ethics )

Angelus
- 259 days ago - readersupportednews.org
The only real money in retail is from Store Manager on up. If a realistic poverty level of <=35k for single and $60k for a family of 3 is established, millions of retail workers would fall under the poverty level
 

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