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A Green Utopia Deep in Mississippi? This Guy Has a Game Plan | Grist
Green Lifestyle  (tags: poverty, unemployment, community, environment, economic justice, sustainability )

Kathryn
- 6 days ago - grist.org
Jackson, MS. Cooperation Jackson, less than a year old, is one of the pilot communities of the Our Power Campaign, an effort launched by the Climate Justice Alliance (CJA).
My Whole Foods Nightmare: How a Full-Time Job There Left Me in Poverty
Business  (tags: Whole Foods, Retail, Workers, Labor, corporations, Benefits, Minimum wage, Poverty, working poor, Jobs, livable wage, Politics, News )

Brian
- 8 days ago - salon.com
Despite the corporate talk of "team" and "love," here's what working there was really like -- and why I had to quit
Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty
World  (tags: poverty, violence, Yemen, world, violence, society, politics, humanrights, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thenation.com
Since 2012 a little over half of Yemenis have been below the poverty line. About half of children are malnourished and a third are estimated to go to bed hungry each night.
Don't Raise Taxes for Poor Families
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, poverty, earned income credit, petitions )

Freya
- 9 days ago - forcechange.com
Republicans in the U.S. Congress are pushing to eliminate the Earned Income Tax Credit, which helps families that rely on a limited income to get by with a reduced income tax. They were originally going to vote to continue this tax cut, but started...
Sign the Robin Hood Tax Petition ACTION
Business  (tags: Robin Hood Tax, money, investments, poverty, banking, trading, ecosystems, climate-change, economy )

Nancy
- 25 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
- 32 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
- 36 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
- 44 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
- 44 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
- 50 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
- 51 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
- 62 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
- 66 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
- 79 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
- 79 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.
 

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