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$22 Billion to Fight ISIL in same Year Congress cut $8.7 bn in Food Stamps (xpost from Congress) 1 unhappycamper 20 hrs ago 19 hrs ago 5 130
Paul Krugman dismantles notion that the 1 percent’s lack of humility is the real problem 1 unhappycamper Monday Monday 6 311
BOHICA 0 unhappycamper Saturday Saturday 4 216
Poverty rate posts 1st notable drop since '06; Latinos show big strides 1 unhappycamper Thursday Thursday 3 170
Should U.S. bolster its defense budget? 5 unhappycamper Thursday Thursday 3 186
Professors on food stamps: The shocking true story of academia in 2014 34 unhappycamper Sep 21 Sep 22 57 1402
US, Iraq have same child homicide rate – UNICEF 1 unhappycamper Sep 11 Sep 21 9 212
Bill Maher: ‘White America needs to stop putting forth this toxic idea that racism is over’ 2 unhappycamper Sep 21 Sep 21 1 255
Boehner messes up Paul Ryan’s image rehab: Attacks unemployed as lazy and unmotivated 0 unhappycamper Sep 21 Sep 21 9 303
Colombia Is Taking On Its Billionaires. Why Can't We? 1 unhappycamper Sep 20 Sep 20 1 231
Who Gets Left Holding the Bag? 1 unhappycamper Sep 20 Sep 20 5 185
Who's getting rich off the stock market? 0 unhappycamper Sep 19 Sep 19 1 204
Justice Dept. announces $4.7 million plan to address rift between police and communities 0 unhappycamper Sep 19 Sep 19 0 137
Has Kansas Found the Cure for the Reaganomics Disease? 0 unhappycamper Sep 18 Sep 18 3 285
Fox News: Real ‘poor’ people don’t have air conditioners and computers 2 unhappycamper Sep 18 Sep 18 3 249
Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times 0 unhappycamper Sep 18 Sep 18 2 130
GOP blocks Paycheck Fairness Act — but that’s OK because the pay gap just improved by 1 cent! 1 unhappycamper Sep 17 Sep 17 4 254
The Middle Class and Working Poor's Lifelong Losing Game — in 10 Slides 0 unhappycamper Sep 17 Sep 17 4 232
Congress includes $29 million in cuts to TANF in proposed CR 0 DeadLetterOffice Sep 16 Sep 16 3 145
Study says North Carolina among most reliant on income taxes; wealth gap cuts state revenue 0 unhappycamper Sep 16 Sep 16 2 209
7 astounding facts about the mind-blowing cost of war 1 unhappycamper Sep 13 Sep 13 4 224
Aging Americans struggle to pay off student loans 1 unhappycamper Sep 11 Sep 11 3 208
Study: The widening gap between the rich and the rest of us is ‘unsustainable’ 3 unhappycamper Sep 10 Sep 10 4 248
Federally-Funded, Universal Pre-K Has Overwhelming Public Support 0 unhappycamper Sep 9 Sep 9 3 152
Illinois GOPer admits $100,000 wine club fee as Dem opponent tries to live on minimum wage 39 unhappycamper Sep 4 Sep 8 32 2130
America's wealth gap 'unsustainable,' may worsen: Harvard study 0 unhappycamper Sep 8 Sep 8 3 243
Technological upgrades of body and mind soon to be a reality — but only for the very rich 1 unhappycamper Sep 8 Sep 8 2 167
This Is What We Are Up Against 1 unhappycamper Sep 4 Sep 4 7 374
Nation's Poor Remain Hungry as Wall Street Feasts 0 unhappycamper Sep 4 Sep 4 3 190
Rafael Cruz: The ‘average Black’ doesn’t understand why the minimum wage is bad 4 unhappycamper Sep 3 Sep 3 1 306
Billionaire threatens charity donations if Pope continues support for the poor 2 LeftofObama Sep 2 Sep 2 2 322
The right’s food stamp embarrassment: A history lesson for the haters 1 unhappycamper Sep 2 Sep 2 4 342
The right’s jobs debacle: Here’s how to bring unemployment down to zero 0 unhappycamper Sep 2 Sep 2 6 243
Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed 0 unhappycamper Aug 31 Aug 31 1 182
More Than 50% of All Americans Have Been Poor, and Capitalism Thinks That's Awesome 1 unhappycamper Aug 31 Aug 31 8 340
Only the Little People Will Suffer: Sanctioning the New Cold War 1 unhappycamper Aug 30 Aug 30 2 234
A Rising Tide Only Lifts All Boats When Everyone Has a Boat 5 unhappycamper Aug 29 Aug 29 16 565
GOP Policy: Kill the Poor 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Aug 27 1 423
“I don’t believe he is sincere”: Paul Ryan’s challenger has a message to send 1 unhappycamper Aug 24 Aug 24 6 381
The Black Hole That Ate Everything 6 unhappycamper Aug 12 Aug 24 9 424
Blame poverty, not race, say Ferguson’s white minority 1 unhappycamper Aug 24 Aug 24 1 306
When Dick Cheney Swatted an "Annoying Mosquito" Named Paul Ryan 0 unhappycamper Aug 23 Aug 23 4 418
Forbes: Athletes paying expensive divorce settlements is bigger problem than domestic violence 3 unhappycamper Aug 16 Aug 16 2 557
No City for Poor Men 5 unhappycamper Aug 11 Aug 11 4 341
Proposition 1: How to Swindle the Middle Class 1 unhappycamper Aug 5 Aug 5 3 350
Many People Cannot Boycott Corporate Tax Dodgers Like Walgreen's 0 unhappycamper Aug 4 Aug 4 4 198
Finance in America: Promoting Inequality and Waste 1 unhappycamper Jul 28 Jul 28 3 229
Where is Childhood Homelessness Getting Worse? 18 littlemissmartypants Jul 22 Jul 23 1 612
Things my Grandmother used to say about money 2 ymetca Jul 23 Jul 23 7 582
San Francisco cracks down on homeless: Sleep in train station, go to jail 0 unhappycamper Jul 23 Jul 23 1 234
NC takes five kids from pregnant, homeless mom who sought home for them on Craigslist 2 unhappycamper Jul 22 Jul 22 4 314
Imagine What We Could Buy If We Didn't Have to Spend Billions on Police Brutality Cases 1 unhappycamper Jul 20 Jul 20 3 196
Bombshell Study: America's Wealthy Even More Obscenely Rich Than Anybody Thought 1 unhappycamper Jul 20 Jul 20 4 319
You Know Your Country Sucks When You Look Wistfully Back at Stalin 0 unhappycamper Jul 20 Jul 20 4 266
The Most Expensive Warplane in American History Is Too Dangerous to Fly and Just Caught Fire (Again) 4 unhappycamper Jul 11 Jul 11 6 410
Predatory Capitalism and the System's Denial in the Face of Truth 0 unhappycamper Jul 6 Jul 6 3 261
Sixty Five Million Left out of July 4 Celebration 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 316
Norfolk (VA) homeless shelter suspends programs 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 284
Not War on Poverty but War on the Poor: Washington’s Real Foreign Policy Aims 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 204
Generational poverty the exception, not the rule 2 theHandpuppet Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 391
U.S. mayors tackle the income gap: Goar 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 218
(CO) Collins' answer to homelessness: Ship them out and 'make them work' 2 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 378
(CA) Homelessness on rise in beach areas 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 294
Blue Planet et al. Appeal to UN over Detroit Water cut-off to Thousands 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 250
Groups Appeal to UN for 'Humanity' as Detroit Shuts Off Water to Thousands 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 320
AZ schools chief outs himself as anonymous Internet troll who calls poor people ‘lazy pigs’ 2 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 7 510
Doing for the Poor and Doing to the Poor 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 283
The homeless people’s handwritten signs that are being turned into fonts 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 339
The New Ground-Based Defense Missiles Cost $40 Billion That We Could Use For A Lot of Other Things. 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 265
IMF cuts U.S. growth outlook, says full employment years off 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 233
The Three Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Poverty 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 459
Let’s try out conservative economic theories on rich people! 2 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 6 388
Just when you thought sequestration was working..... 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 280
After Piketty, is the Study of Economics the Study of Rising Inequality? 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 219
Risk of depression is nearly twice as high for unemployed Americans 5 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 5 362
No shortage of info in Detroit bankruptcy 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 326
How Government "Contracting Out" Drives Up Costs, Pushes Down Workers 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 351
What Would Afghan Spending Buy at Home? 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 266
Here's a Little Perspective for You 2 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 388
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