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Pocketbook Pain: The Rapidly Rising Cost Of Living Is Absolutely Killing The Middle Class In America
Society & Culture  (tags: rising cost of living, middle class eviscerated, leader care less, America, USA, pocketbook pain )

- 4 days ago -
On any given night in America there are over a half a million people living on the streets or in their vehicles. 1.5 million ultra poor households live on less than $2 a day. The middle class is being eviscerated and our leaders do not seem to care.
How Organized Labors Allegiance to Establishment Democrats Is Killing Unions
Society & Culture  (tags: SEIU, Union, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, infighting )

- 4 days ago -
Hillarys latest union endorsement from SEIU an example of union leadership prioritizing political connections in high places over the best interests of its members. It has angered local chapters so much that they are breaking off and endorsing Bernie.
The Raising of America - Free Viewing Through November 30th
Society & Culture  (tags: Raising of America, documentary, child well being, USA, tension, stress, the new norm, failing our children, under developed )

- 23 hours ago -
U.S.A is the wealthiest most powerful country in the world. Yet child well-being fallen to 26th. Is this what we have decided as society that this degree of tension these complex trade offs are the norm to be expected just a part of raising a child in USA
First Thanksgiving   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Eddie Izzard, First Thanksgiving, Plymouth, MA, comedy, Native Americans )

- 21 hours ago -
By Eddie Izzard. Short video minute long self explains.
INSPIRING: She Invented a Coat to Help the Homeless In Brutal Winters, But Now It Has An Even Better Use
Society & Culture  (tags: inspirational stories, activism, making a difference, society, rights, politics, culture, activists )

- 3 days ago -
Veronika Scott's brilliant insulated overcoats double as sleeping bags. But they've also created new jobs and opportunities for some of the homeless people they were invented to help.
VIDEO: He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother - The Hollies (Lyrics)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: He ain't heavy, he's my brother, The Hollies, world, freedoms, sadness, humans, family, culture )

- 6 days ago -
The road is long With many a winding turn That leads us to who knows where
Stop the Plan to Flood Winnemem Wintu Sacred Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, environment, ethics, government, law, rights, society )

- 6 days ago -
Raising the height of Shasta Dam would drown most of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe's last remaining sacred sites and traditional homelands, decimate endangered salmon and violate the California Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by flooding the McCloud River.
For America's Unbanked: Re-Establishing the Postal Savings Bank
Society & Culture  (tags: Ralph Nader, postal banking, debt, predatory lenders, borrowing, ruinous interest rates, poverty, low-income, access to services, poor neighborhoods )

- 8 days ago -
Many Americans spend a reported $89 billion annually in interest and fees by using predatory services such as payday loan and check cashing services. It's a perpetuating cycle of poverty in which the poor get poorer just by accessing their own money.
PETITION - Tell SCOTUS to Protect Choice
Society & Culture  (tags: abortion rights, Free choice, Women Rights, society, health, planned parenthood, politics )

- 8 days ago -
The Supreme Court is hearing the most significant abortion challenge since Roe v. Wade. Depending on what the Court decides, this case could limit access to reproductive health care for millions of women. We need to stand up...
Ruth Cadbury MP: Women and Low Pay
Society & Culture  (tags: world, women, society, rights, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, Ruth Cadbury, women, low pay )

- 8 days ago -
Labour MP, Ruth Cadbury, says "more needs to be done to recognise the value in women's work in addition to increasing pay."
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