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Unbridled Capitalism Is The Dung of the Devil Says Pope Francis
Business  (tags: Pope Francis, unbridled capitalism, austerity, poor, rise up, sacred rights, lodging, land, dignity )

Sheryl
- 1412 days ago - theguardian.com
He urged the downtrodden to change the world economic order denouncing a new colonialism by agencies that impose austerity programs and calling for the poor to have the sacred rights of labor lodging and land.
Christmas in America: Growing Poverty, Unemployment and Homelessness in the WorldâEUR(TM)s Richest Country
Business  (tags: poverty, poor, society, usa, news, politics, finance, economy, debt, consumers, business, americans, labor )

Earths
- 1610 days ago - globalresearch.ca
Growing millions face "one impossible choice after another," according to Poverty USA. "(B)etween food and medicine(s), getting to work or paying the heating bill. Census data show around half the population living in poverty or bordering it
Toyota Affiliate Contract Workers Dispute 'Trickle-Down' Economics
Business  (tags: money, economy, corporate, abuse, Toyota, poor, trickle-down economics, minimum wage workers, Japan )

Naoko
- 1645 days ago - mainichi.jp
The man's hourly wage: 840 yen. He works eight hours a day, with two days off per week, with his monthly paycheck totaling somewhere between 100,000 and 150,000 yen.
The Rich Get Richer, the Poor Go Hungry, Mountains of Food IS Available!
Business  (tags: rich, poor, hunger, hungry, equalmoney, wealth, activists, government, news, politics, society, world, humans, freedoms, economy, investors, money, sustainabledevelopment, SustainableDevelopment, foreclosures )

Bernard
- 2227 days ago - globalpolicy.org
Most hunger in the world has absolutely nothing to do with food shortages. Most people who go to bed hungry, both in rich and in poor countries, do so in places where markets are filled with food that they cannot have. 2013 - no change yet
Poor to Pay for Higher Food Costs
Business  (tags: survive, poor, price, governments )

Suzane
- 3059 days ago - gulfnews.com
More than a billion people across the world who survive on less than $1.25 a day will feel the impact of higher food prices as developing-nation governments struggle to feed their poor.
Our Banana Republic
Business  (tags: Banana Republic, Barack Obama, Bush Tax Cuts, CEO Pay, Congress, Democrats, Income Gap, Income Inequality, Nicholas Kristof, Poor, Republicans, Rich, Stimulus, Unemployment, Wages )

Judy
- 3119 days ago - nytimes.com
I regularly travel to banana republics notorious for their inequality. In some of these plutocracies, the richest 1% of the population gobbles up 20% of the national pie. But we now have it right here at home.The richest 1% now grab almost 24% of the pie
Uniqlo Operator to Co-Found 'Social' Clothing Business With Grameen Bank in Bangladesh
Business  (tags: Uniqlo, Fast Retailing Co, Japan, Bangladesh, Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize, microfinance, social clothing business, poor, clothing, firms, business, job creation, employment opportunities )

Naoko
- 3236 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Japanese casual clothing giant Fast Retailing Co, will co-found an apparel firm in Bangladesh with microfinance pioneer Grameen Bank, headed by Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, hoping to encourage job creation for the poor there.
The 10 Richest Counties in the US
Business  (tags: rich, poor, people, us counties, rich us counties, rich people, blog, facts, list, reference )

Anna
- 3340 days ago - loansandcredit.com
These are some of the richest counties in the US. You will find all the stats, median household income, averager degree etc
TurboTax Lobbyists Try To Block State Aid to Poor
Business  (tags: Intuit, TurboTax, software, California, lobbyists, corporate, greed, ethics, money, politics, government, corruption, business, consumers, poor, taxpayers, abuse )

Tom
- 3588 days ago - latimes.com
For several years Intuit lobbyists have tried to kill a state program that allows some California residents, mostly low-income taxpayers, to have the state tax board fill out their tax returns for free -- competition for Intuit's popular TurboTax software
Creditors Use Loophole to Seize Protected Benefits
Business  (tags: banks, creditors, collection, law, money, americans, abuse, corporate, greed, finance, economy, ethics, government, politics, society, consumers, business, social, security, veterans, benefits, poor, rich, class, warfare )

Tom
- 3642 days ago - seattlepi.com
Federal law has long protected Social Security and veterans benefits from most creditors. But creditors have been seizing the payments anyway by getting court orders to freeze and garnish bank accounts that receive the benefits through direct deposit.
Bank of America Wins Appeal on Overdraft Fees
Business  (tags: banks, law, money, americans, abuse, corporate, greed, finance, economy, ethics, government, politics, society, consumers, business, social, security, poor, rich, class, warfare )

Tom
- 3642 days ago - latimes.com
The Court said banks can take overdraft fees from Social Security recipients' accounts. Banks earn $40 million a year from overdraft charges. Social Security recipients in the suit lost 20% of their monthly income in a single day because of bank fees.
Money for a Wall Street Bailout, But Not for the Poor - Opinion
Business  (tags: economy, money, health care, homeless, education, housing, jobs, poor, corporate bailouts, tax breaks )


- 3889 days ago - nydailynews.com
They would like to know how it is that there is no money for health care, education, housing and real jobs for poor people, but there are trillions for state-sponsored corporate bailouts and tax breaks for the rich.
Rich Pay Less Percentage in Taxes Than Poor, Report Finds
Business  (tags: Canadian tax rates, rich, poor, class distinction )

Heidi
- 4212 days ago - finance.sympatico.msn.ca
OTTAWA - The era of tax cuts ushered in by federal and provincial governments in recent years have made Canada's tax system so regressive that the country's richest now pay the lowest rates of all income groups, says a report to be released Thursday
   

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