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US Politics & Gov't

The South Is America's Poverty Belt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The South, poverty, cutting safety nets, distress, Republicans, austerity, worsening problems )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - dailykos.com
The South known for it's poverty and poor health outcomes, but recent years show that there's always room for things to get worse. What's worse is Republicans want to expand the policies that heighten the distress in the South across the entire Nation.
The Poor Have It Easy? Yup, Conservatives Are Giant Jerks. Who Is Surprised?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, ethics, propaganda, republicans, poverty, economy, congress, corruption, lies, politics )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - addictinginfo.org
In Republicanland there is a village of hyper-lazy people, aka The Lazies. They live in someone else's house, eat their food, sleep until noon and lay around the rest of the day taking drugs or indulging in some other form of entertainment.
Inequality and the Unfree Market
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Class War, Wealth Inequality, Economic Injustice, Wealthy Elites, Poverty, Widening Gap, Occupy, Fight for 15, Livable Wage, Obama, Democrats, Republicans, Two Party Sham )

Brian
- 58 days ago - socialistworker.org
"This year, Pres. Obama and the Democratic Party noticed the Fight for 15 long enough to propose the not-even-half-measure of raising the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour,but not fight hard enough to prevent Republicans from blocking it."
Break the Republican Medicaid Blockade ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACTION ALERT: Sign Petition, Americans, poverty, Medicaid, government, republicans, politics, ethics, healthcare, abuse, corruption )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - secure.ourfuture.org
More than 5 million Americans are being deprived of healthcare by Republican governors and legislators in 24 states. Many are the working poor who are losing out on the benefits of expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Minimal Effort for the Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Minimum Wage, Livable Wage, President, Obama, Democrats, Republicans, toxic capitalism, exploitation, wealth inequality, poverty, empty rhetoric, idle promises )

Brian
- 81 days ago - socialistworker.org
"The failure of a Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour played out like a tired movie script you've seen a hundred times before."
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
- 146 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.
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
- 181 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.
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
- 191 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
- 195 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!
Pass Emergency Jobless Benefits Immediately! - SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, JOBLESS BENEFITS, Obama, Boehner Congress, poverty, ethics, politics, republicans )

Angelika
- 200 days ago - renewui.com
House Republicans are poised to block extending unemployment benefits for more than a million Americans who need them most. They're putting their own interests first, just as they've done by opposing a minimum wage increase, the Affordable Care Act, etc
Sen. Warren and 6 Others Introduce Bill Barring Employers From Rejecting Job Seekers for Bad Credit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, democrats, republicans, economy, ethics, freedoms, healthcare, housing, news, politics, usa, Economy Recession, food, hunger, poverty )

Frank
- 221 days ago - dailykos.com
"It is, as Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts says in an email, a small issue. But the Equal Employment for All Act would make a big difference for job-seeking Americans with poor credit ratings."- dailykos.com
10 Not-So-Fun Facts About the Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, minimum wage, poverty, congress, ethics, government, economy, politics )

Carrie
- 271 days ago - aflcio.org
t's time to raise the minimum wage. The majority of America's working families (80%) agree. Earlier this year, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) introduced a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
The Republicans' War on the Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, GOP, poor, poverty, class war, nutrition, healthcare, congress, corruption, ethics, abuse, americans, healthcare, crime )

Roseann
- 276 days ago - readersupportednews.org
"The way the program to provide the poor with the bare minimum of daily nutrition has been handled is a metaphor for how the far right in the House is systematically trying to take down the federal government."
As Our Safety Nets Get Slashed, More People Fall Into Deep Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: family, government, americans, poverty, children, health, hunger )

Judy
- 276 days ago - billmoyers.com
Since 1996, the number of families with children living in extreme poverty -- that is, on $2 a day or less -- has gone up nearly 130 percent.
Under Republican Plan, 3.8 Million Would Lose Food Stamps in 2014 - PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP/TP, SNAP, Americans, economy, poverty, hunger, families, children, ethics, congress, corruption, government, politics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 313 days ago - dailykos.com
According to the CBO, 1.7 million people would be forced off the rolls in the coming year if the state waivers are repealed as proposed by Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.). Another 2.1 million would be dropped in 2014 as a result of the tighter...
 

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