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Commit to Fighting Poverty, Hunger, and Injustice ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, hunger, poverty, protection, world, environment )

Cher
- 401 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Sign our pledge to spread the word and join the fight against poverty, hunger, and injustice, and, together, we can create the better world we all know is possible.
Our Chance to End Poverty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, humans, poverty, hunger, protection )

Cher
- 410 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Sign here and share it with all your friends and family to make sure that our politicians can no longer ignore this solution to poverty.
Duelling U.S. Budgets Herald Showdown Over Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, congress, u.s., poverty, war on poverty, news, elections, ethics )

Cal
- 410 days ago - ipsnews.net
U.S. President Barack Obama released a 3.9-trillion-dollar budget proposal for the coming fiscal year, shaping an ideological battle over the role of government in reducing poverty that will likely define the coming election year.
Pledge Your Support for Investment in Women ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, protection, poverty, environment )

Cher
- 413 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Around the world, many women face poverty and discrimination simply because of their gender. But if women had the same access as men to land and resources, the number of hungry people worldwide could be reduced by over 100 million.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Relieve the Suffering of Native American Tribe - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, indigenous rights, OLakota Sioux, poverty, politics, news )

Cal
- 436 days ago - forcechange.com
Help the Lakota Sioux in South Dakota, where they experience some of the worst living conditions in the Western Hemisphere.
8 Ways Being Poor Is Wildly Expensive in America
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, poverty, society, ethics, housing, wages, transportation, food, health, rights, sadness, humans, family )

Carrie
- 442 days ago - alternet.org
According to the US Census Bureau, half of Americans are poor, or just on the edge. Fifteen percent (46.5 million) are in poverty, while "half of Americans are in or near poverty." On top of that 76% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck.
New 5-Year Farm Bill Would Cut Subsidies While Slashing Food Stamps Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm Bill, Farm Subsidies, SNAP, Americans, families, hunger, poverty, ethics, government, politics )

Carrie
- 446 days ago - rawstory.com
The mammoth measure, which took some two years to hash out and endured a collapse of negotiations in 2013, could now be voted on as early as Wednesday in the House of Representatives, the chamber's Republican leaders said.
The Poor Are Dying to Make the Rich Richer
World  (tags: wealth, poverty, income inequality, econonic injustice )

Freya
- 446 days ago - 4thmedia.org
It is January 2014, but somehow it all feels like last year, or the year before last... or ten years ago. Jakarta is under water; people are trying to save all they can, but their houses are being ruined... some men, women and children are dying...
Republicans Believe Rich People Just Work Harder. So How Do They Explain These Statistics?
Business  (tags: wealth, poverty, income, economy, wages )

Freya
- 448 days ago - dailykos.com
A new Pew Research Center/USA Today poll echoes Quinnipiac in finding that voters want to see the minimum wage increased and unemployment aid extended; once again, even Republicans support raising the minimum wage, 53 percent to 43 percent.
'Shark Tank' Host Kevin O'Leary on Extreme Income Inequality: 'It's Fantastic' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, poverty, society, sadness, rights, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 451 days ago - rawstory.com
"This is fantastic news, and of course I'm going to applaud it," O'Leary said. "What can be wrong with this?"
Why I Make Terrible Decisions, or, Poverty Thoughts
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, choices, jobs, children, culture, family, birth control, food, jobs, cigarettes )

Nancy
- 451 days ago - killermartinis.kinja.com
Rest is a luxury for the rich. I get up at 6AM, go to school (I have a full courseload, but I only have to go to two in-person classes) then work, then I get the kids, then I pick up my husband, then I have half an hour to change and go to Job 2. I get
Afghans Face Cold, Hungry Winter as Aid Goes Missing
World  (tags: Afghanistan, poverty, aid, hunger )

Freya
- 453 days ago - news.msn.com
Warehouses are stuffed with food, but government problems are leading to thousands of homeless Afghans with nothing to eat.
'Poverty Porn' Resort Lets Guests Live in a Fake Shantytown
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, poverty, vacation )

Dave
- 455 days ago - takepart.com
this has been discussed elsewhere on care2, I think though this might be one of the most offbeat/weird stories....and odd that people would belittle poverty so much that they would take a vacation there....but maybe they learn something????
Requiring An ID to Eat?! The Right-Wing's Next Crazy Plot Against Low-Income Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food, poor, poverty, GOP, republicans, americans, politics )

Roseann
- 455 days ago - alternet.org
Senator wants to force low-income Americans to show ID for their food.
PETITION - Denounce Congress for Planning to Cut $9 Billion From Food Stamps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, food stamps, poverty, hunger, government, ethics )

David
- 459 days ago - dailykos.com
PETITION TEXT: Message to Senate negotiators on the Farm Bill: It is disgusting and outrageous for you to propose passing a Bill with cuts to food stamps and huge subsidies to Big Agriculture. Absolutely no cuts to food stamps are acceptable. NONE!
 

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