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How Economic Inequality Kills
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, news, economy, usa, society, politics, culture )

Cal
- 36 days ago - alternet.org
The appalling human costs of our current economic system.
CEO Tells Daily Show 'Mentally Retarded' Could Work for $2: 'You're Worth What You're Worth' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, minimum wage, economy, Jon Stewart, media )

Carrie
- 79 days ago - rawstory.com
Would increasing the minimum wage leave the most vulnerable workers with fewer jobs? Financial commentator Peter Schiff thinks so.
The Jungle: Thousands of Homeless People Live in Shantytowns at the Epicenter of High-Tech, Super-Rich Silicon Valley
Society & Culture  (tags: class warfare, news, poverty, usa, economy, class divides, world, society, politics, rights, freedoms, government, ethics )

Cal
- 124 days ago - alternet.org
Residents of Silicon Valley's largest homeless encampment illustrate the widening divide between the nation's haves and have-nots.
Boycott Walmart Thjis Black Friday PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Wages, americans, abuse, corporate, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, humans, labor, money, news, society, safety, rights, freedoms )

Robert
- 144 days ago - other98.com
"When Walmart screws workers, they screw the economy for all of us - let's show the workers fighting back our support!"
Boosting Adult Educational Skills Can Grow the Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: society, education, family, economy, job skills, Americans, children )

Carrie
- 158 days ago - americanprogress.org
A new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, or OECD, commissioned by the U.S. Department of Education, finds that we are failing to ensure that adults keep pace with the increasing need for basic and advanced skills...
It's Not Just For Teenagers: Busting The Myths About The Minimum Wage
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, minimum wage, economy, top 1%, society, family, ethics, rights, sadness, violence, politics, government )

Carrie
- 164 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Raising the minimum wage would not only reduce the number of Americans who work full-time and still qualify for public assistance, it could also decrease violence. Wages have stagnated for decades while incomes have exploded for the top 1 percent who...
Tell the IRS: Revoke the NFL's Tax-Exempt Status ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: NFL, IRS, tax exempt status, ethics, society, sports, economy, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 165 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
The National Football League is one of the most profitable enterprises in the world. However, it is regularly subsidized by state and local governments to build and upgrade facilities, its lucrative TV deals are exempt from antitrust laws, and, worst...
Chris Hedges: Let's Get This Class War Started
Society & Culture  (tags: chris hedges, democracy, economy, government, greed, history, money, oligarchy, politics, rich people, wall street, wealth )

Judy
- 179 days ago - truthdig.com
"We Americans are not usually thought to be a submissive people, but of course we are," Wendell Berry writes. "Why else would we allow our country to be destroyed? Why else would we be rewarding its destroyers?
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Ban Exotic Pets! Keep Big Cats Out of Bigger Danger
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, forests, destruction, endangered, protection, wildlife, nature, money, society, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, abuse, lies, humans, economy, treatment, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, diet, nutri )

Kelly
- 187 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
An estimated 10,000 to 20,000 big cats, such as tigers, lions, and jaguars, are still being bred and raised by private citizens throughout the U.S. As these animals grow, their care worsens.
These Two Charts Show Why the U.S. Economy Is Ready for a Rebound
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, economy, society, interesting, news, government )

Carrie
- 204 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Two key underlying trends point to better days ahead, argue economists at consulting firm IHS Global Insight.
Lonelier and Poorer: The Incredibly Depressing Future for Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, U.S., family, society, culture, economy, sadness, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 207 days ago - qz.com
Let's face it. When push comes to shove, we all die utterly alone. And apparently, more of us are living that way too, according to recent updates on the declining marriage rate in the US and its negative impact on American family finances.
Female Anchor Confronts Ron Paul Over Plan for Women to Quit Work En Masse and Home School (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, women, society, education, children, economy, Ron Paul, politics, interesting, news, family )

Carrie
- 212 days ago - rawstory.com
BBC anchor Katy Kay on Thursday asked former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) if his libertarian plan to have 20 percent of children home schooled made sense because so many women would have to drop out of the work force, but the former congressman insisted that...
Why We Need a Fair Shot - A Plan for Women and Families to Get Ahead
Society & Culture  (tags: women, children, family, economy, Americans, society, rights, government )

Carrie
- 212 days ago - americanprogress.org
Earning a living, caring for her family, hoping to save for the future, and struggling every month just to make ends meet, she dreams of getting ahead, while doing all she can to get by.
 

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