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Poverty and Inequality Need Real, Serious Solutions PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, inequality, poverty )

Anna
- 19 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Recently, the President's Advisory Council for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships presented a report on the vital work needed to combat poverty and inequality across the US.
End Houston's Cruel War Against the Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, homelessness, poverty, persecution, police brutality, Houston, Texas, petitions )

Freya
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On Thursday, 22 December, the Houston Police Department targeted a group of homeless advocates who were attempting to hand out hot food and gifts to the homeless. Local activists attempting to hand out food and gifts were shocked when Houston police...
Give New Zealand's Children the Start in Life They Deserve PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, poverty, protection )

Anna
- 62 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
New Zealand's future is in crisis: 1 in 4 children today are raised in poverty. Across the country -in remote rural towns and deprived city communities - families are doing it tough. And it's getting worse.
What Recovery? In Cities All Over America, the Middle Class Is Drastically Declining
Society & Culture  (tags: income, middle class, wages, poverty )

Freya
- 251 days ago - alternet.org
New Pew study finds four out of five cities have seen household incomes shrink since 2000.
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
- 270 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
- 411 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
- 505 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
- 530 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
- 565 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 )

CherAWAY
- 571 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
- 578 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
- 621 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
- 723 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
- 798 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.
 

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