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Bryan Fischer tells poor people: ‘Kiss the ground’ beneath the richest 1 percent 4 unhappycamper Thursday Friday 3 225
Homeless man straps GoPro camera to his chest to film his life in tech-heavy San Francisco 5 unhappycamper Thursday Thursday 3 195
These Nine Maps Show How The GOP is Destroying Southern States 1 unhappycamper Thursday Thursday 6 323
Gov. Fallin signs bill curbing minimum-wage increases in Oklah 2 yesphan Tuesday Tuesday 1 232
25% of Colorado foster kids on psychotropic 0 unhappycamper Monday Monday 4 156
Let them eat McMansions! The 1 percent, income inequality, and new-fashioned American excess 1 unhappycamper Apr 13 Apr 13 2 209
Even As Jobs Numbers Seem Better... 0 unhappycamper Apr 13 Apr 13 0 131
8 Plutocrats out-earned 3.6 mn Working Poor & 7 Other Headlines You won’t see in MSM 1 unhappycamper Apr 13 Apr 13 4 163
Zero Tolerance and Broken Windows Policing Criminalizes Homeless and Poor People ... and Can Kill Th 0 unhappycamper Apr 13 Apr 13 4 133
The Gitmo kids are alright (the Native American kids slightly less so) 1 unhappycamper Apr 12 Apr 12 2 143
Citi to Help Unemployed Youth? Oh, the Irony! 0 unhappycamper Apr 12 Apr 12 0 104
Anti-poverty zone leaves out L.A.'s poorest 1 unhappycamper Apr 7 Apr 7 3 178
The Devil and Doug LaMalfa (xpost frm Congress) 0 unhappycamper Apr 6 Apr 6 2 90
Probation Privateers Prey on the Poor 0 unhappycamper Apr 6 Apr 6 2 107
Life-coaching on skid row starts with scrapping the textbook 0 unhappycamper Apr 6 Apr 6 0 122
Jesse Ventura slams minimum wage foes: Pure capitalism robbed us blind 0 unhappycamper Apr 6 Apr 6 7 227
Why We Need A 10.4 Million Jobs Plan 0 unhappycamper Apr 5 Apr 5 2 133
US Wealth Inequality In One Chilling Video (Must See) 0 unhappycamper Apr 3 Apr 3 2 162
Poverty among black children ‘should be considered a national crisis’ 0 unhappycamper Apr 2 Apr 2 5 252
Senate Democrats Threaten Repeated Votes On Minimum Wage (xpost from Congress) 2 unhappycamper Apr 1 Apr 1 4 139
CHARTS: The Amazing Wealth Surge For The Top 0.1 Percent (xpost frm Economy) 0 unhappycamper Apr 1 Apr 1 1 129
It's Time To Put America First 4 unhappycamper Mar 31 Mar 31 6 183
Opinion: Evaluating teachers based on student performance is 'punitive measure that demoralizes teac 1 unhappycamper Mar 31 Mar 31 3 168
Walmart Admits that its Business Model Requires Employees to Depend on Food Stamps 2 unhappycamper Mar 31 Mar 31 5 438
New Alabama food truck regulations prevent local churches from feeding the homeless 4 unhappycamper Mar 31 Mar 31 4 239
Ryan Unsuited to Lead ‘Adult Conversation’ About Poverty 4 unhappycamper Mar 30 Mar 30 21 655
Abby Huntsman wants to lead her own generation into poverty 4 unhappycamper Mar 17 Mar 27 7 451
Five Myths About Panhandlers 2 xchrom Mar 26 Mar 26 1 260
What It's Like to Panhandle 0 xchrom Mar 24 Mar 24 2 205
Reaganomics is a cancer, and we've reached its terminal stage 4 unhappycamper Mar 23 Mar 23 17 646
Money in Hyping the Generational War Story 0 unhappycamper Mar 19 Mar 19 2 134
Typical Minimum-Wage Earners Aren’t Poor, But They’re Not Quite Middle Class 0 antiquie Mar 18 Mar 18 1 188
Reince Priebus: Paul Ryan demonized ‘inner cities’ to help them 1 unhappycamper Mar 17 Mar 17 0 201
John Boehner's ready to pop an orange aneurysm over states "cheating" to preserve food stamps 3 unhappycamper Mar 16 Mar 16 8 413
So Many Defense Budgets; So Little Clear Direction 0 unhappycamper Mar 14 Mar 14 0 122
Rep. Paul Ryan misused data to show poverty programs don’t work, say economists he cited 5 unhappycamper Mar 5 Mar 5 15 607
The War on Democracy: Art Pope and the Rich Bullies 0 unhappycamper Mar 2 Mar 2 3 157
Fox News guest tells Hannity: ‘Overfed’ non-whites use food stamps as a ‘fat pill’ 1 unhappycamper Feb 27 Feb 27 1 266
70,000 Fewer Poor Families Got Help With Rent Last Year Thanks To Budget Cuts 0 xchrom Feb 27 Feb 27 6 185
How Govt. Hides the Poor: Formula for Measuring Poverty Dates to When a Loaf of Bread Cost 22 Cents 3 xchrom Feb 26 Feb 26 10 213
Help For Families Who Can’t Afford Childcare Hits Decade Low 0 xchrom Feb 26 Feb 26 3 146
Hidden History: The War on Poverty at 50 0 xchrom Feb 26 Feb 26 2 156
Frances Fox Piven | Extreme Poverty Has Been Used to Divide and Terrify Working People for Centuries 1 xchrom Feb 24 Feb 24 3 179
When a Kid's Bedroom Isn't a Room 2 unhappycamper Feb 23 Feb 23 12 499
There's a Broad Consensus Among Activists Across the Country — Is Social Change Around the Corner? 0 unhappycamper Feb 23 Feb 23 2 197
How a tiny airport town near Seattle led the new movement against low wages (xpost frm LM) 0 unhappycamper Feb 23 Feb 23 5 195
5 of the worst states to grow up poor 0 unhappycamper Feb 22 Feb 22 1 367
Playing Politics with People’s Lives 1 unhappycamper Feb 21 Feb 21 3 196
How Do We Make The Fears of the 1% Come True? 2 unhappycamper Feb 21 Feb 21 2 247
Meet the Billionaires Using Their Immense Wealth to Make Life Miserable for Ordinary Americans 0 unhappycamper Feb 21 Feb 21 2 162
CBO report: Minimum wage hikes would kill 500,000 jobs but lift 900,000 out of poverty 0 unhappycamper Feb 19 Feb 19 2 215
How to Reduce the Deficit the Right Way 0 unhappycamper Feb 16 Feb 16 1 212
America's "We" Problem 0 unhappycamper Feb 16 Feb 16 2 194
Report sheds light on poor working mothers in Texas 0 unhappycamper Feb 15 Feb 15 3 203
What's for dinner? The farm bill has a big impact 2 unhappycamper Feb 8 Feb 9 1 281
The Farm Bill Makes The Koch Brothers Richer While Destroying the Clean Water Act 0 unhappycamper Feb 9 Feb 9 0 447
(CO) More El Paso County families eligible for special tax credit, experts say 0 unhappycamper Feb 7 Feb 7 0 151
Social Darwinism and Fox Republicans 0 unhappycamper Feb 5 Feb 5 1 284
Congress passes bill cutting farmer payments and SNAP benefits 1 unhappycamper Feb 5 Feb 5 1 197
Fox’s Tucker Carlson: Poor people get ‘consumed with envy’ of the 1 percent 6 unhappycamper Feb 3 Feb 4 2 500
Try #2: I need a new frame of reference (and your opinion) 8 unhappycamper Jan 31 Feb 3 10 574
I need a new frame of reference (and your opinion) 25 unhappycamper Jan 30 Jan 30 21 998
House passes bill cutting $8 billion from ‘food stamps’ program 0 unhappycamper Jan 30 Jan 30 4 244
What a Country!: A Love Letter to America 0 unhappycamper Jan 28 Jan 28 1 247
New 5-year farm bill would cut subsidies while slashing food stamps benefits 1 unhappycamper Jan 28 Jan 28 2 176
Tech billionaire compares self to Jews under the Nazis, fears pogrom 3 unhappycamper Jan 27 Jan 27 1 330
The new face of food stamps: working-age Americans 1 unhappycamper Jan 27 Jan 27 7 278
Without the state, western democracies will remain a paradise for predators 0 unhappycamper Jan 27 Jan 27 5 219
Working poor now majority of food stamp recipients — with college educated among fastest growing gro 1 unhappycamper Jan 27 Jan 27 11 346
To Most People, the American Dream Is, in Fact, Just a Dream 0 unhappycamper Jan 27 Jan 27 6 236
5 Right-Wing Myths About Raising the Minimum Wage, Debunked 0 unhappycamper Jan 26 Jan 26 1 377
The Human Cost of Income Inequality in America 0 unhappycamper Jan 26 Jan 26 3 284
Slow Progress On Long-Term Unemployment Benefits As 1.6 Million Miss Out 0 unhappycamper Jan 26 Jan 26 2 180
Cloud-Dwellers: Class War Victors Get Higher on the Hog 0 unhappycamper Jan 24 Jan 24 2 225
Work in the US but under Conditions of a Developing Country 0 unhappycamper Jan 24 Jan 24 2 213
Pew survey shows sharp partisan divide on combating inequality 0 unhappycamper Jan 23 Jan 23 1 212
A question for DUers who frequent the Poverty forum 2 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 23 0 316
8 Phony GOP Solutions for Poverty That Will Only Bring More Economic Pain 2 unhappycamper Jan 22 Jan 22 3 319
The myth of the deserving rich 1 unhappycamper Jan 22 Jan 22 2 279
James Melton: The war on poverty is winnable, if we change tactics 3 LuckyTheDog Jan 2014 Jan 22 1 260
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