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One Million Buried in Mass Graves on Forbidden New York Island
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, babies, children, death, homeless, poverty, society )

Kit
- 3 days ago - afp.com
Most New Yorkers don't even know it exists. But a million forgotten souls are buried in mass graves dug by convicts on a tiny, forbidden island east of the Bronx.
End Human Trafficking in Assam - Petition: PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: Human Rights, human trafficking, Walk Free, poverty, tea plantations, Assam, TATA global beverages, Tetleys )

Evelyn
- 13 days ago - walkfree.org
Workers in Assam are trapped in a unique situation of terrible poverty making them vulnerable to the lure of human traffickers. Investigative reports indicate that people in Delhi have bought girls for as little as $65 USD. Others are taken abroad.
Help Eradicate Extreme Poverty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, poverty, protection, environment )

Cher
- 13 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In Bangladesh, poverty has been halved in 20 years, and maternal mortality has fallen 75% since 1980. In Uganda, a program that taught financial skills to teenage girls had the remarkable result of reducing reported instances of forced sex by 83%.
Debunking the Attempted Debunking of Our 10 Poverty Myths, Debunked
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, government, health, law, media, philanthropy, police, poverty, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 14 days ago - motherjones.com
If National Review really believes in defending the Second Amendment, why'd they bring a knife to this gun fight?
Bikes Help Lift People Out of Poverty.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bicycle, Poverty, recycling, Africa, sustainable, travel, technology, water, business, goodnews )

John
- 16 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Transport and development go hand-in-hand. Virtually everything traded, must be transported, and almost everyone needs wheels to get to work or school. Simple, affordable transport generates income opportunities in developing countries.
End Extreme Poverty By 2013? - SIGN PLEASE !
World  (tags: Poverty, European Elections, society, politics, government )

Angelika
- 16 days ago - act.one.org
We're asking the European Union to honour its promises on providing aid for the world's poorest, and to make governments and businesses transparent and accountable. Put fighting extreme poverty on the agenda during this year's European elections.
Commit to Fighting Poverty, Hunger, and Injustice ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, hunger, poverty, protection, world, environment )

Cher
- 36 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
- 45 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
- 45 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
- 48 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
- 72 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
- 77 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
- 81 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
- 81 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
- 84 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.
 

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