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POOR PEOPLE: Hungry, Tired and Stressed Out
Society & Culture  (tags: money, news, politics, society, ECONOMY, poor people, economy family, culture, americans, society, usa )

Cal
- 87 days ago - money.cnn.com
From going to bed hungry to running from debt collectors, the nation's poorest are stressed out in ways most of us can't imagine.
TAKE ACTION NOW! It's Time to Put An End to America's New Debtors' Prisons!
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, DEBTORS PRISONS, debtors' prisons, society, safety, law, politics, crime, culture, americans, usa, police, rights )

Cal
- 92 days ago - bravenewfilms.org
Judges in Georgia and Alabama must cut all ties with an industry profiting off the poor and stop placing people on probation under the control of profit-hungry private companies.
To Prison For Poverty--How Private Probation Companies Profit Off the Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: law, ethics, modern debtors prisons, profittingoff thepoor, politics, government, crime, culture, usa, sadness, rights, news )

Cal
- 92 days ago - bravenewfilms.org
All across the country, we're seeing the rise of modern day debtors' prisons: a cruel system that jails people for being too poor to pay sometimes very minor fines and fees. A small traffic fine can force a choice between putting food on the table and goi
When Did Mass Shootings Become So Frighteningly Mundane in America?
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, usa, society, politics, government, news, children, culture, americans, safety )

Cal
- 95 days ago - alternet.org
Isla Vista, Seattle, Las Vegas, now Troutdale. Summer 2014 already has violence everywhere.
WALMART CHAIR ROB WALTON MUST STEP DOWN *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, corruption, ethics, family, humans, rights, sadness, usa )

Frans
- 104 days ago - credomobilize.com
Why is this important? While I struggle to keep our lights on and our rent paid, one family has made a killing off of Walmart. If any of us dare to speak up about this, Walmart responds by retaliating against us. That's why I'm joining other moms ...
Monsanto Is Suing the Entire State of Vermont PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Vermont, business, corporate, dishonesty, consumers, americans, ethics, farming, government, humans, investments, investors, law, money, news, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, usa, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature )

Robert
- 107 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Tell Monsanto: Don't sue Vermont for its decision to label GMO foods. Monsanto is making outlandish claims in protest, including one that a labeling requirement would be a violation to the company's freedom of speech.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Homeless and Foster Youth: Pass the Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Yo
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, education, children, society, homeless youth, college education, economics, affordability, politics, pdning legislation, usa, congress )

Cal
- 107 days ago - change.org
The Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act would eliminate the barriers to financial aid for homeless and foster youth.
Rangers Beat Canadiens, 1-0, to Reach Stanley Cup Final
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, usa, NY Rangers, goodnews, GoodNews )

Cal
- 111 days ago - latimes.com
Dominic Moore's second period goal for New York punched the Rangers' ticket to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1994. The Rangers defeated the Canadiens, 1-0, in Game 6 to win the series 4 games to 2
Lack Of Affordable Housing Puts The Squeeze On Poor Families
Society & Culture  (tags: housign crisis, rent, poor people, affordability, politics, economy, society, usa, freedoms )

Cal
- 115 days ago - npr.org
The U.S. is in the midst of what Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan calls the "worst rental affordability crisis" ever. Poor families are being hit the hardest: an overwhelming majority spend more than half of their incomes on rent
How America Is Failing Its Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans, veterans affairs, services, failing the vets, govenrment programs, politics, law, media, news, society, usa, government )

Cal
- 115 days ago - theweek.com
The problem is far worse than long wait times at VA hospitals
The Truth About Race In America: It's Getting Worse, Not Better
Society & Culture  (tags: race, race issues, re-segregation, americans, children, education, freedoms, culture, society, politics, law, rights, government, ethics, crime, interesting, news, safety, usa )

Cal
- 117 days ago - alternet.org
Schools are resegregating, it's getting harder to vote, too many are incarcerated--America is becoming more separate and less equal.
SUNDAY MORNING: HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! The Modern American Family
Society & Culture  (tags: familyes, family, society, safety, politics, humans, culture, americans, law, family, usa, gayrights, interesting, media )

Cal
- 130 days ago - cbsnews.com
Mothers have been feeding their families Cheerios for generations. So when General Mills ran a new ad last year, it seemed like a winning formula: A timeless cereal and a universal theme: Love.
Reinstate Scout Troop Ousted Because Leader Is Gay ---PLEASE SIGN!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Boy Scouts of America, Forcechange petition, McGrath, freedoms, gayrights, human rights, discrimination, society, usa )

Lynn
- 139 days ago - forcechange.com
A Seattle church recently had its charter revoked by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) after it openly supported a Scoutmaster who was ousted from his role after the BSA discovered he was gay. ... These discriminatory policies are dangerous ...
Segregation Alive and Well in U.S. Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: education, society, culture, americans, children, segregation, usa, law, news, politics, rights )

Cal
- 148 days ago - alternet.org
60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, segregation continues to define the public school experience.

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