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Fair Shot Campaign: A Plan for Women and Families to Get Ahead.
Society & Culture  (tags: women, children, family, FAIRSHOT campaign, economy, Americans, society, rights, government, freedoms, rights, news )

- 1643 days ago -
What women say they most want and need--economic security, good health care, and workplace structures that can help them better combine work and family life--are interconnected.
The Top 3 Things You Need to Know About the New Poverty and Income Data
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, poverty, income, economy, family, society, ethics, government, politics, rights, sadness, news )

- 1644 days ago -
As Congress prepares for yet another fiscal showdown, new data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau should be a wake-up call that it is time to move away from a wrong-headed austerity agenda and pivot to a focus on creating jobs, boosting wages,and...
Congratulations, America! Only the Rich Can Afford to Have Kids in You.
Society & Culture  (tags: children, costs of having kids, economy, interesting, family, culture, americans, society, usa, news )

- 1672 days ago -
Child care costs aren't just crushing parents in New York, where everything is more expensive. They're crushing parents across the country.
In Some Cities, Gays Face Greater Risk Of Becoming Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, gayrights, culture, society, politics, economy, safety, rights, government, ethics )

- 1685 days ago -
A recent of the homeless population in San Francisco found that 29 percent of them identify as gay. That is twice the share of the city's total population that is gay, lesbian or transgendered.
Working Moms Are Now Main Breadwinners in 40 Per Cent of US Households With Children
Society & Culture  (tags: women, economy, society, culture, family, education, politics, usa, interesting )

- 1756 days ago -
A record number of American women are now the sole or primary breadwinners in their families, a sign of the rising influence of working mothers, a new study finds. Mothers now keep finances afloat in 40 per cent of households with children, up from just 1
Slaves to Our Stuff: A Creative Vision to Break Away From Consumer Culture's Destructive Grip
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, society, politics, economy, consumer culture, interesting, family, americans, world, rights, news )

- 1784 days ago -
Billy Talen, known as Reverend Billy, talks about his new book and says, "We need to be honest with ourselves about the danger we are all in with the natural world."
Bye, Bye American Dream! U.S. Economic Inequality Is Permanent, Study Finds
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, dishonesty, economy, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, income inequality, law, media, politics, society )

- 1821 days ago -
"We also find evidence that the U.S. federal tax system helped reduce the increase in household income inequality; but this attenuating effect was insufficient to significantly alter the broad trend toward rising inequality."
An Alternative Budget Exists   video
Society & Culture  (tags: government, economy, republicans, congress, media, ethics, politics, americans )

- 1830 days ago -
To help our economy we need to start helping people. At least stop hurting them! We cannot cut our way to prosperity. Growth and support of each other is the only solution. Europe provides the example that austerity in a depressed economy doesn't work.
Republicans Will Appeal to Latinos By Opposing Policies They Support ( a Brilliant Strategy)
Society & Culture  (tags: Latinos, republicans, family, economy, ethics, minimum wage, politics, government, society, education, freedoms, rights )

- 1859 days ago -
In something that shouldn't come as a surprise, at all Republicans have already announced their opposition to a minimum-wage hike. Here's House Speaker John Boehner, throwing cold water on the proposal:
Speaker Boehner Rejects Obama's Proposal To Raise The Minimum Wage
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, economy, jobs, minimum wage, family, ethics, government, rights, society, culture, dishonesty, humans )

- 1860 days ago -
Contrary to Boehner's claims, research suggests that minimum wage increases have little or no effect on job creation. One study found "no detectable employment losses," another found "no impact on hours worker or employment levels," and another found ...
Preparing for 'Fiscal Cliff,' Investors Move Assets to Avoid Higher Taxes
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, government, economy, money, politics, society, news, safety )

- 1923 days ago -
As lawmakers struggle to agree on a plan to avert the series of tax increases looming next year, many investors are taking preemptive action to get out of harm's way.
Crisis Hits Spain's Roma Hard
Society & Culture  (tags: education, world, society, politics, rights, Roma people, europe, economic crisis, economy, news, culture, ethics, children )

- 1924 days ago -
The 12 to 17-year-old students at this school in the southern Spanish city of Málaga belong to the Roma or gypsy community, which is marked by high dropout and truancy rates.
Share Your Financial Story...ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, family, corruption, ethics, humanrights, money, finance, economy )

- 1948 days ago -
Please take 30 seconds now to share the following: Are you facing any "fiscal cliffs" in your own budget?
Republicans Still Holding the Middle Class Hostage
Society & Culture  (tags: Reality, Americans, ethics, economy, society, politics, government )

- 1955 days ago -
" In fact, 6 in 10 voters nationwide say they think taxes should be increased. The question of returning the high end tax rates to those during the Clinton era.

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