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The American State of Mind; Two Contrasting Perspectives
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, economy, income inequality, Income Gap, ethics, dishonesty, society, rights, government, news, freedoms, abuse, politics )

Carrie No
- 79 days ago -
America currently is afflicted with a systemic societal disease that is spreading across the body of this country. That societal disease of which I speak is the massive inequality of wealth and income that exists in America.
Jolly Banker By Woody Guthrie   video
Society & Culture  (tags: bankers, credit, foreclosures, Woody Guthrie, recession, economy )

- 84 days ago -
Happy Birthday Woody Guthrie comments on this very interesting song from our past....situation still going on. please note, comment, forward.
PeopleâEUR(TM)s Power Defends Detroit Homeowners
Society & Culture  (tags: foreclosures, economy, consumers, corporate, money, activists, politics )

- 123 days ago -
Even in one of the countryâEUR(TM)s empties cities, housing is no guarantee. The Motor City has been hit particularly hard by the housing crisis. Between 2004 and 2006, nearly three-quarters of mortgages written in the city were subprime -
Stand With Bernie Sanders: Tell Congress to Break Up Too-Big-to-Fail Banks PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Banks, americans, business, corporate, corruption, economy, dishonesty, finance, government, money, news, politics, society, democrats, republicans, congress, society, safety, rights, humans )

- 147 days ago -
Seven years after their criminal fraud nearly collapsed the global economy and they came crawling to the rest of us for a bailout, too-big-to-fail banks are actually 80 percent bigger than they once were. Stand with Bernie Sanders!
Sign the Petition: Tell Corporations to Pay Their Fair Share
Society & Culture  (tags: news, money, business, corporate, economy, ethics, finance, socialsecurity, republicans, democrats, obama, congress, government, dishonesty, law, politics, society, safety, sadness )

- 176 days ago -
LetâEUR(TM)s make sure these profitable corporations pay what they owe. The Obama Administration can use executive actions to close egregious loopholes and stop corporations from hiding profits in offshore tax havens like the Cayman Islands.
Stop Monsanto's Latest Attack in India PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: protection, humans, healthconditions, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, abuse, business, corporate, economy, dishonesty, ethics, investments, labor, marketing, money, news, society, safety, sadness, rights, interesting )

- 207 days ago -
Monsanto's business model is simple: Get farmers hooked on its genetically engineered, pesticide-resistant seeds. Force those farmers to buy new seeds every year -- or get sued. And sell them massive amounts of pesticides to spray on those seeds.
Stop Supporting Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership! PETITION!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, interesting, law, news, politics, rights, safety, society, obama, government, democrats, republicans, economy, technology, corporate, investments, labor, HumanRights, environment, healthconditions, health )

- 228 days ago -
Why, Mr President, won't you release the full text of the TPP now? Is it because the American people would strongly object to this blatant takeover of American sovereignty by international corporate interests?
We're the Antidote to the Extremists
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Rawabi, government, Human Rights, freedoms, society, culture, world, rights, economy, jobs, good news, news )

Carrie No
- 306 days ago -
There is a new West Bank development that can advance the cause of the two state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.The development is the almost completed Palestinian city of Rawabi, 5 miles north of Ramallah and 12 miles north of Jerusalem.
How Detroit Is Splitting Into Two Cities for Rich and Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, americans, economy, Detroit, business, abuse )

- 325 days ago -
A journey across a city divided post-bankruptcy.
America Is Home to More Dollar Stores Than McDonald's
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, 'Dollar Stores', antitrust, economy, society, humans, interesting, family, ethics )

Carrie No
- 395 days ago -
Family Dollar FDO, -1.19% on Friday rejected the buyout proposal from Dollar General because of antitrust regulatory concerns. In an attempt to ease those concerns, Dollar General DG, -2.28% had said it was willing to divest 1,500, or 7.7%, of the...
New Poll: Americans Are More Cynical and Anxious About the Economy Than Ever
Society & Culture  (tags: economy, recession, polls, employment )

- 404 days ago -
A newly released study looking into the consequences of the recession for workers has revealed that seven out of 10 Americans say the impact of the Great Recession is permanent, despite lower unemployment and stock market gains.
Poverty Is Not Inevitable: What We Can Do Now to Turn Things Around
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, income, economy, wages, wealth, solutions )

- 407 days ago -
Having poor people in the richest country in the world is a choice. We have the money to solve this. But do we have the will?
How Target Is Infiltrating Public Schools to Build Customers for Life
Society & Culture  (tags: corporate, consumers, americans, economy, money, news, society, children, education, politics )

- 429 days ago -
"I want to be able to do my job without feeling subservient to corporate power," says this teacher-librarian.
Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?
Society & Culture  (tags: education, crime, politics, society, economy, colleges as a business, administrators thriving, abuse, news, government )

- 436 days ago -
Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators--unlike their faculty (increasingly reduced to rootless adjuncts) and students (saddled with ever more debt)―are thriving.
How the South Is Becoming a Solid Band of Poverty: One in Three Live in Poor Neighborhoods
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, society, usa, the south, culture, economy, americans, education, government, politics, usa )

- 460 days ago -
In the South, more than 30percent live in high poverty areas, which have at least 20percent of residents living below the federal poverty line--More than 25percent of the country - 77million Americans - lives in high poverty areas

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