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U.N. officials tour Detroit to assess human rights impact of water shutoffs 2 unhappycamper 10 hrs ago 10 hrs ago 2 101
Low-wage employers are the real ‘welfare queens’ 0 unhappycamper 10 hrs ago 10 hrs ago 3 83
The real 47 percent: GOP candidate with a Ferrari pays no federal income taxes for third year 0 unhappycamper 10 hrs ago 10 hrs ago 1 71
Dick Cheney: A Most Expensive Man 2 unhappycamper Yesterday Yesterday 9 354
Top 1% ‘own half global wealth’ 0 unhappycamper Sunday Sunday 10 295
Does Rising Inequality Make a Democracy More Warlike? 1 unhappycamper Saturday Saturday 1 115
Army’s Message At AUSA: Don’t Cut ‘Foundational Force’ 0 unhappycamper Saturday Saturday 0 152
Dear Democrats: Please All and You'll Please None 1 unhappycamper Saturday Saturday 0 111
When 57% Of All Discretionary Funding Ain't Enough 0 unhappycamper Tuesday Tuesday 3 262
4 Reasons You Should Be Taking America's Inequality Very Personally 4 unhappycamper Oct 13 Oct 13 9 321
The Three Million Forgotten Victims of the Great Recession 0 unhappycamper Oct 11 Oct 11 8 276
Did Wal-Mart just move us closer to single-payer health care? 5 unhappycamper Oct 9 Oct 9 1 274
Why the Right Is So Freaked Out about the Inconvenient Truths of Actual U.S. History 1 unhappycamper Oct 9 Oct 9 4 365
Girl, 13, advocate for homeless charity 0 unhappycamper Oct 7 Oct 7 1 155
Rosanne Greco: One Flew Over the F-35 Cuckoo Nest 0 unhappycamper Oct 7 Oct 7 2 157
Water is the new oil: How corporations took over a basic human right 2 unhappycamper Oct 6 Oct 6 3 334
Why voters don’t care more about income inequality 5 unhappycamper Oct 6 Oct 6 4 362
Low-income renters in Anchorage bitten by another problem: Bedbugs 3 unhappycamper Oct 5 Oct 5 0 296
We Need To Talk. 19 unhappycamper Oct 4 Oct 5 37 1073
The Surprising Reason that Crushing Economic Inequality Isn't More of Election Issue 1 unhappycamper Oct 5 Oct 5 4 253
Michigan's child-care system is an utter disgrace — and it’s only getting worse 1 unhappycamper Oct 2 Oct 2 1 268
$22 Billion to Fight ISIL in same Year Congress cut $8.7 bn in Food Stamps (xpost from Congress) 1 unhappycamper Oct 1 Oct 1 5 213
Paul Krugman dismantles notion that the 1 percent’s lack of humility is the real problem 1 unhappycamper Sep 29 Sep 29 6 366
BOHICA 0 unhappycamper Sep 27 Sep 27 4 251
Poverty rate posts 1st notable drop since '06; Latinos show big strides 1 unhappycamper Sep 25 Sep 25 3 213
Should U.S. bolster its defense budget? 5 unhappycamper Sep 25 Sep 25 3 223
Professors on food stamps: The shocking true story of academia in 2014 34 unhappycamper Sep 21 Sep 22 57 1482
US, Iraq have same child homicide rate – UNICEF 1 unhappycamper Sep 11 Sep 21 9 232
Bill Maher: ‘White America needs to stop putting forth this toxic idea that racism is over’ 2 unhappycamper Sep 21 Sep 21 1 294
Boehner messes up Paul Ryan’s image rehab: Attacks unemployed as lazy and unmotivated 0 unhappycamper Sep 21 Sep 21 9 333
Colombia Is Taking On Its Billionaires. Why Can't We? 1 unhappycamper Sep 20 Sep 20 1 251
Who Gets Left Holding the Bag? 1 unhappycamper Sep 20 Sep 20 5 205
Who's getting rich off the stock market? 0 unhappycamper Sep 19 Sep 19 1 228
Justice Dept. announces $4.7 million plan to address rift between police and communities 0 unhappycamper Sep 19 Sep 19 0 159
Has Kansas Found the Cure for the Reaganomics Disease? 0 unhappycamper Sep 18 Sep 18 3 313
Fox News: Real ‘poor’ people don’t have air conditioners and computers 2 unhappycamper Sep 18 Sep 18 3 291
Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times 0 unhappycamper Sep 18 Sep 18 2 150
GOP blocks Paycheck Fairness Act — but that’s OK because the pay gap just improved by 1 cent! 1 unhappycamper Sep 17 Sep 17 4 279
The Middle Class and Working Poor's Lifelong Losing Game — in 10 Slides 0 unhappycamper Sep 17 Sep 17 4 254
Congress includes $29 million in cuts to TANF in proposed CR 0 DeadLetterOffice Sep 16 Sep 16 3 167
Study says North Carolina among most reliant on income taxes; wealth gap cuts state revenue 0 unhappycamper Sep 16 Sep 16 2 225
7 astounding facts about the mind-blowing cost of war 1 unhappycamper Sep 13 Sep 13 4 250
Aging Americans struggle to pay off student loans 1 unhappycamper Sep 11 Sep 11 3 240
Study: The widening gap between the rich and the rest of us is ‘unsustainable’ 3 unhappycamper Sep 10 Sep 10 4 278
Federally-Funded, Universal Pre-K Has Overwhelming Public Support 0 unhappycamper Sep 9 Sep 9 3 168
Illinois GOPer admits $100,000 wine club fee as Dem opponent tries to live on minimum wage 39 unhappycamper Sep 4 Sep 8 32 2181
America's wealth gap 'unsustainable,' may worsen: Harvard study 0 unhappycamper Sep 8 Sep 8 3 262
Technological upgrades of body and mind soon to be a reality — but only for the very rich 1 unhappycamper Sep 8 Sep 8 2 179
This Is What We Are Up Against 1 unhappycamper Sep 4 Sep 4 7 392
Nation's Poor Remain Hungry as Wall Street Feasts 0 unhappycamper Sep 4 Sep 4 3 222
Rafael Cruz: The ‘average Black’ doesn’t understand why the minimum wage is bad 4 unhappycamper Sep 3 Sep 3 1 338
Billionaire threatens charity donations if Pope continues support for the poor 2 LeftofObama Sep 2 Sep 2 2 357
The right’s food stamp embarrassment: A history lesson for the haters 1 unhappycamper Sep 2 Sep 2 4 365
The right’s jobs debacle: Here’s how to bring unemployment down to zero 0 unhappycamper Sep 2 Sep 2 6 263
Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed 0 unhappycamper Aug 31 Aug 31 1 206
More Than 50% of All Americans Have Been Poor, and Capitalism Thinks That's Awesome 1 unhappycamper Aug 31 Aug 31 8 364
Only the Little People Will Suffer: Sanctioning the New Cold War 1 unhappycamper Aug 30 Aug 30 2 254
A Rising Tide Only Lifts All Boats When Everyone Has a Boat 5 unhappycamper Aug 29 Aug 29 16 602
GOP Policy: Kill the Poor 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Aug 27 1 445
“I don’t believe he is sincere”: Paul Ryan’s challenger has a message to send 1 unhappycamper Aug 24 Aug 24 6 403
The Black Hole That Ate Everything 6 unhappycamper Aug 12 Aug 24 9 458
Blame poverty, not race, say Ferguson’s white minority 1 unhappycamper Aug 24 Aug 24 1 340
When Dick Cheney Swatted an "Annoying Mosquito" Named Paul Ryan 0 unhappycamper Aug 23 Aug 23 4 435
Forbes: Athletes paying expensive divorce settlements is bigger problem than domestic violence 3 unhappycamper Aug 16 Aug 16 2 605
No City for Poor Men 5 unhappycamper Aug 11 Aug 11 4 372
Proposition 1: How to Swindle the Middle Class 1 unhappycamper Aug 5 Aug 5 3 373
Many People Cannot Boycott Corporate Tax Dodgers Like Walgreen's 0 unhappycamper Aug 4 Aug 4 4 219
Finance in America: Promoting Inequality and Waste 1 unhappycamper Jul 28 Jul 28 3 256
Where is Childhood Homelessness Getting Worse? 18 littlemissmartypants Jul 2014 Jul 23 1 637
Things my Grandmother used to say about money 2 ymetca Jul 23 Jul 23 7 615
San Francisco cracks down on homeless: Sleep in train station, go to jail 0 unhappycamper Jul 23 Jul 23 1 252
NC takes five kids from pregnant, homeless mom who sought home for them on Craigslist 2 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 4 340
Imagine What We Could Buy If We Didn't Have to Spend Billions on Police Brutality Cases 1 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 212
Bombshell Study: America's Wealthy Even More Obscenely Rich Than Anybody Thought 1 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 4 341
You Know Your Country Sucks When You Look Wistfully Back at Stalin 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 4 282
The Most Expensive Warplane in American History Is Too Dangerous to Fly and Just Caught Fire (Again) 4 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 463
Predatory Capitalism and the System's Denial in the Face of Truth 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 280
Sixty Five Million Left out of July 4 Celebration 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 341
Norfolk (VA) homeless shelter suspends programs 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 310
Not War on Poverty but War on the Poor: Washington’s Real Foreign Policy Aims 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 2 225
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