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I Love California Deeply: Here's Why I'M One of the Hundreds of Thousands Who Left to Move North
Society & Culture  (tags: California, poverty, income, emigration, prices, cost of living, economic injustice )

Freya
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
People who don't make extravagant tech salaries can no longer afford to live in the Golden State.
8 Things the Middle Class Can't Afford Anymore
Society & Culture  (tags: wages, income, poverty, vacations, health care, college, cars, loans )

Freya
- 148 days ago - cheatsheet.com
Middle class benefits are being revoked in the name of affordability. Because of several factors including stagnant wages, rising costs, and politics, being a member of the American middle class is quickly losing what little prestige it has remaining.
Coal Boy - Digging To The Other End of The World   video
Society & Culture  (tags: India, coal boy, digging for coal, poverty, video )

Dandelion
- 242 days ago - youtube.com
Labor Day is coming in the USA. If you do not think Unions are important there are many who suffer daily in how they must earn a living. Corporations and business in for profit do not care about workers only money so watch this then stand up for the Union
Only The Rich Can Afford To Write About Poverty
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, journalism, media outlets, neglected topic, arouse the conscience, rich, poor )

Dandelion
- 266 days ago - theguardian.com
Media outlets traditionally neglect stories about the downtrodden because they do not sit well on the same page with advertisements for diamonds and luxury homes. Now there are fewer journalists at major publications to arouse the conscience of editors
Reverend: The True Charleston Killer Remains at Large
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Charleston AME Church Massacre, racism, poverty, crime, ethics, society, culture, children, sadness, rights, freedoms, government, violence, safety, interesting, humans, family )

Carrie
- 301 days ago - alternet.org
The Charleston perpetrator has been caught, but the killer is still at large. Racism, poverty and violence are the real killers in America.
On Canada Day, Commit to Ending Extreme Poverty ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, poverty, Canada )

Cher
- 307 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
This Canada Day, SIGN the petition and join us in helping those in the developing world.
Geography of Poverty A Journey Through Forgotten America
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, America, forgotten America, Matt Black, income inequality, Geography of Poverty )

Dandelion
- 314 days ago - msnbc.com
The most vulnerable Americans are being crushed by the grip of poverty, from the deserts of the Southwest through the black belt in the South, to the post-industrial, rusting factory towns that dot the Midwest and Northeast. A photographic journey.
Suddenly, Baltimore -- Wonder Why? - Ralph Nader
Society & Culture  (tags: Rights, U.S., Poverty, Inequality, Civil Rights, Race, Baltimore )

Judy
- 357 days ago - commondreams.org
"Suddenly" the President and the press is waking up to the deplorable conditions in Baltimore. And what got their attention?
I Lived in Poverty to Save My Son From Daycare
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, children, single moms, single mothers, lifestyle )

Freya
- 459 days ago - yahoo.com
My son and I went from being part of the upper class to living below the poverty level. We didnâEUR(TM)t go out to eat or take vacations anymore. I paid cash for a car that I had to drive with my fingers crossed that it would make it to our destination.
Can the Feds Keep High-Poverty Schools From Being Dumping Grounds for Bad Teachers?
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, equal rights, poverty, teachers, opportunity )

Cal
- 534 days ago - takepart.com
The U.S. Department of Education plans to enforce policies designed to ensure that low-income, minority kids are taught by competent, highly qualified instructors.
I Was Too Poor for An Abortion
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, abortion, economics, women )

Freya
- 547 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
I was unemployed and attending college (fully paid for by a loving relative). My husband was working full-time at just a few cents above minimum wage. We could barely afford ourselves.
Support Chew On This ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, poverty, food, protection )

Cher
- 564 days ago - chewonthis.ca
Despite urging from Committees in the House of Commons, the Senate and the United Nations, Canada has no federal plan on poverty. We have no strategy in place to prevent the systemic causes of poverty for the 3.8 million people in Canada who struggle
Pledge to Celebrate the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17th ! SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, poverty )

Cher
- 582 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
World leaders have committed themselves to cutting the number of people living in extreme poverty in half by 2015. That includes people whose income is less than one dollar a day. This is no easy feat, therefore working together is crucial.
57 Million Children Worldwide Are Being Left Behind ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, poverty, protection, environment )

Cher
- 592 days ago - makepovertyhistory.ca
Right now, 57 million primary school-aged children around the world are not in school. Join Malala in calling on the Canadian Government to make a commitment to ensure every child has the right to attend school.
 

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