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Republicans Care About Children Only Before They're Born
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, kids, poverty, food, lunch, GOP hypocrisy )

Freya
- 69 days ago - alternet.org
Indiana Rep. Todd Rokita wants to limit access to free lunch for poor children.
Note to Hillary Clintonomics Was a Disaster for Most Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Bernie Sanders, economic policies, disaster for middle class, poverty )

Dandelion
- 177 days ago - thenation.com
In trying to burnish her credentials as a can do populist and to portray Bernie Sanders as a purveyor of naive socialist fantasies, Hillary Clinton has increasingly invoked Bill ClintonâEUR(TM)s presidency as her economic policy lodestar.
"Three Not So Terse Tuesday Tidbits January 26, 2016"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, hunger, homeless, poverty, Bernie, opportunity, lead, ADHD, violence, congress, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, economy, government, healthcare, politics, usa, u.s. )

JL
- 178 days ago - politicsplus.org
Post to TomCat's blog...lead and crime and health, unmet hunger and shelter needs, description of poverty experience explaining Bernie endorsement
5 Depressing Signs America Just Isn't the Country It Used to Be
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, corporations, health care, poverty, greed, taxes, injustice, prisons, crime )

Freya
- 236 days ago - alternet.org
There exists a common theme amidst these signs of societal decay.
New Research Documents Growth of Extreme Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Living on $2 a day, poverty, America, shortcomings in safety net programs, Welfare Reform Act of 1996, deep poverty )

Dandelion
- 248 days ago - commondreams.org
We must reform our public policies to ensure that nobody faces a poverty so deep that many of us would not even believe it exists in this wealthy nation but it does. The shortcomings of our safety net allows growth of $2.00 a day poverty in America.
North Carolina Church Caught Practicing Christianity. Neighbors Complain.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, religion, Christians, homelessness, poverty, bigotry, human rights )

Joanne
- 262 days ago - politicsplus.org
A church in Concord, NC, called Showers Of Blessings has become the target of complaints from its neighbors for following the teachings of the Bible.
Take Aways From Pope Francis Address to the US Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, arms trade, copy of the speech, Cuba, Death Penalty, Immigration, Iran, marriage equality, Pope Francis, poverty, refugees, religious fundamentalism )

Lynn
- 298 days ago - politicsplus.org
Pope Francis has just concluded his first visit to the United States. I am sure that the analysis will go on for weeks as American politicians and pundits try to grapple with, in my opinion, the admonitions of this Pope.
Most 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Would Push Seniors Into Poverty By Cutting Social Security
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, seniors, poverty, elections, candidates, republicans, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, economy, socialsecurity, politics, news, government, lies, propaganda )

Carrie
- 347 days ago - alternet.org
In the first nationally televised 2016 presidential debate, Americans got a glimpse at what their economic future might hold if one of the Republican candidates becomes president -- and the picture wasn't pretty.
35 Mind-Blowing Facts About Inequality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: income inequality, economic injustice, wealth, poverty, income, earnings, wages )

Freya
- 369 days ago - alternet.org
While Hillary Clinton occasionally gives some lip service to the problem of extreme inequality, Bernie Sanders is the only candidate really hammering away at it.
This Memorial Day, Tell Congress to Support Tax Breaks for Military Families! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit (CTC), 16 million people, poverty, military families )

Nancy
- 426 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Unless Congress acts soon, key provisions of the EITC and CTC will expire at the end of 2017, pushing nearly 16 million peopleâEUR"including 8 million childrenâEUR"into or deeper into poverty.
Eleanors Hope - Womens Health and Retirement Security   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eleanor's Hope, Eleanor Roosevelt, social security, medicare, women issues, older women, poverty )

Dandelion
- 427 days ago - youtube.com
One in three women are living in or near poverty. Older women face poverty in far greater numbers than older men. This National Initiative is to raise awareness recruit and train new activists and bolster Congressional leaders on womens unique issues.
 

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