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I Was Too Poor for An Abortion
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, abortion, economics, women )

- 1661 days ago -
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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Homeless and Foster Youth: Pass the Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Yo
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, education, children, society, homeless youth, college education, economics, affordability, politics, pdning legislation, usa, congress )

- 1813 days ago -
The Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act would eliminate the barriers to financial aid for homeless and foster youth.
In Nation's Breadbasket, Latinos Stuck in Poverty
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, news, ethics, economics, Latinos, society, education, americans )

- 2172 days ago -
California's San Joaquin Valley is one of the richest agricultural regions in the world, with Fresno County farmers receiving a record $6.8 billion in revenues last year. But the region also consistently ranks among the nation's most impoverished. Sometim
9 Economic Facts That Will Make Your Head Spin
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, corruption, ethics, freedoms, economics, personal income, personal wealth )

- 2281 days ago -
Half the population of the U.S. has slipped into poverty or is barely making enough to get by. How much will you need for medical expenses in retirement? What does it cost to keep 2.5 million Americans behind bars? Here are a few facts and figures
Families Make Big Changes To Pay For College
Society & Culture  (tags: education, society, politics, culture, economics, skyrocketing college costs, usa, freedoms, americans )

- 2483 days ago -
A recent study by the research group Ipsos and the student loan giant, Sallie Mae, shows that approximately 70 percent of families are eliminating college choices based on cost
'Craigslist Killer' Case Highlights the Plight of America's Jobless
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, culture, death, economics, freedoms, government, murder, news, police, politics, safety, society, violence )

- 2709 days ago -
Feeding centres have appeared in suburbs that could never have imagined such a thing, such as Maple Heights where a "food pantry" distributing free provisions to the needy opened three years ago.
What the Boomers Are Leaving Their Children
Society & Culture  (tags: Boomers, Genx, generation gap, society, economics, taxes, politics, freedoms, world, usa, culture, children, education, activists, abuse )

- 3092 days ago -
Fewer jobs. Lower pay. Higher taxes. Now the Screwed Generation is starting to push back.
The United States of Inequality - Part III
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, economics, education, ethics, freedoms, government, law, politics, rights, society )

- 3169 days ago -
In June 1970, when I was 12, my family moved from New York to California. We didn't know it at the time, but our migration came at the tail end of a historic trend that predated California's entry into the union. Starting with the 1849 Gold Rush...-->
Behind Gang Violence in Jamaica and Haiti
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, society, ethics, culture, economics, safety, humans, rights, news, government, law, violence, world, interesting )

- 3205 days ago -
Clearly the problem arose because the formal governance system, inherited from the British, left large segments of the poor literally unrepresented and voiceless before and after independence.
Parents Talk Money in Recession-Hit America
Society & Culture  (tags: family, economics, society, humans )

- 3811 days ago -
With Christmas approaching and money tight, Cincinnati father of three Robin Marshall has had frank conversations with his children about the family's finances and the U.S. recession.
Lost Jobs in the US: Another Sign of Recession
Society & Culture  (tags: job loss, unemployment, outsourcing, recessaiom, Bush, economics )

- 4127 days ago -
The US lost a net of 17,000 jobs in January 2008. Need more proof that the downturn in the housing and credit markets is affecting all of us in a major way? Coupled with continued outsourcing of jobs to slave-labor markets, we are in for a hell of a time.

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