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Gazans Forced to Sell Their Belongings
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, ethics, survival, poverty, Israeli Blockade, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, government, politics, news, crime, humans, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - al-monitor.com
The harsh economic crisis that has been worsening in the Gaza Strip due to the Israeli blockade and the PA's financial deficit has forced Gazans to sell their belongings to avoid begging for money.
Shocking Photos of Everyday North Korean Life ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
World  (tags: North Korea, Human Rights, photos, poverty, malnutrition, freedoms, society, ethics, politics, government, humans, children, corruption, media )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - ba-bamail.com
North Korea works hard to controls its image as a modern and righteous country. Lafforgues shots reveal a strikingly different reality. Here are some photos showing a land the rest of the world rarely gets to see.
Austerity Linked to 30-Year High in Greek Suicides: Study
World  (tags: Greece, austerity, poverty, suicide )

Freya
- 11 days ago - commondreams.org
Austerity measures imposed on Greece in 2011 corresponded to a significant spike in suicides, health researchers have found.
Homeless Ex-Pianist Anne Naysmith Dies in Road Accident
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, poverty )

Annamaria
- 17 days ago - theguardian.com
A former concert pianist who for years lived in a battered old car on a west London street after falling on hard times has been killed in a road accident. Tributes have poured in for Anne Naysmith
The Super-Rich Can't Hide From the Rest of Us
World  (tags: economic inequality, income inequality, middle class, poverty, taxation, WEF, widget, world economic forum )

Judy
- 25 days ago - billmoyers.com
They're getting ready to run away from the mess they've helped create.
Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty
World  (tags: poverty, violence, Yemen, world, violence, society, politics, humanrights, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 82 days ago - thenation.com
Since 2012 a little over half of Yemenis have been below the poverty line. About half of children are malnourished and a third are estimated to go to bed hungry each night.
Theft ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, tax evasion, G20 leaders, world, money laundering, poverty, embezzlement )

Nancy
- 110 days ago - one.org
More than a trillion dollars is being siphoned out of developing countries every year. It's the biggest heist you've never heard of. TELL G20 LEADERS TO END THE TRILLION DOLLAR SCANDAL
Ebola and the Terrorism of Poverty
World  (tags: Africa, Ebola, Poverty, Access To Medicine, American Imperialism, Colonialism, US Boots on the Ground, Racism, Economic Injustice, Inequality )

Brian
- 140 days ago - socialistworker.org
"Racism and structural inequality are at the heart of the spreading Ebola epidemic in Western Africa."
Feed Millions More People Without Spending A Penny Extra - The Hunger Site
World  (tags: humans, hunger, food aid, poverty )

Farah
- 153 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Thanks to the efforts of CARE supporters like you, reforms included in the 2014 Farm Bill mark significant progress in the effort to modernize U.S. international food aid for the 21st century. But our work is not finished.
Because You Care - The Hunger Site
World  (tags: humanrights, poverty, humans )

Farah
- 153 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
It's not always easy to look in the face of suffering. But if we want to ease the burden shouldered by too many billions subsiding on less than $1 a day, we must pay attention. We must act.
End 7 Diseases By 2020 ACTION
World  (tags: poverty, health, disease, children, treatment, family, world )

Nancy
- 177 days ago - e-activist.com
Help reduce poverty and inequality among the world's most marginalized populations by adding your name here and asking UN Ambassador Cousens to include neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in the Sustainable Development Goals.
An Epidemic Aided By Poverty
World  (tags: Ebola, Outbreak, West Africa, Racism, Poverty, Fear Mongering, Exploitation, US )

Brian
- 184 days ago - socialistworker.org
"AS THE deadly disease Ebola spreads throughout West Africa, some in the U.S. have been engaging in fear-mongering and racism. Others are seeing this deadly outbreak as a golden chance to profit off desperation. But what's causing the..."
U.S. Turns Back on Child Migrants After Its Policies in Guatemala, Honduras Sowed Seeds of Crisis
World  (tags: Guatemala, Honduras, Child Migrants, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Inter American Development Bank, CAFTA, NAFTA, poverty, child refugees, Mexico, privitazation )

Dandelion
- 215 days ago - democracynow.org
Economic policies driven by U.S.-funded lending organizations like the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, along with CAFTA and NAFTA has increased poverty and other policies have increased corruption.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Africa Bring Electricity to 50 Million People for the First Time
World  (tags: AFRICA, develoment, electricity, society, poverty, economy, society, worldpolitics )

Cal
- 227 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Right now, there's a new bill in the Senate--the Energize Africa Act--that will help Africa bring electricity to 50 million people for the first time. We need t
Protesters Clash With Police in Brazil - Dave Zirin on World Cup 2014
World  (tags: World Cup 2014, Brazil, FIFA, Soccer, Economic Violence, Poverty, Oppression, Injustice, Police Brutality, Popular Resistance, Uprising, Protests, Dissent )

Brian
- 260 days ago - commondreams.org
"Author of "Dancing with The Devil", on why Brazilian protesters are fighting against the sport they love."
 

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