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Meet Sen. Bernie Sanders, March 9, National Press Club luncheon, Wash. DC, "press.org" $37 tickets. 0 appalachiablue Feb 25 Feb 25 1 422
Tax Fairness Could Mean More Resources 0 unhappycamper Feb 21 Feb 21 2 289
Report: 1 in 4 Michigan Kids Now Lives in Poverty 0 project_bluebook Feb 19 Feb 19 2 229
Why Is No One Talking About the GOP’s Plan to Send Millions of Disabled Americans Into Poverty? 8 unhappycamper Feb 17 Feb 17 9 607
Wake groups say NC grades point to problems of segregated, high-poverty schools 0 unhappycamper Feb 17 Feb 17 1 201
Growing inequality is disastrous but not inevitable 1 no more banksters Oct 2014 Feb 17 3 364
The real 47 percent: GOP candidate with a Ferrari pays no federal income taxes for third year 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Feb 17 2 309
College Completion Gap Between Rich and Poor Has Doubled: Study 2 unhappycamper Feb 5 Feb 17 3 320
This Long-Lost Constitutional Clause Could Save the Right to Vote 11 unhappycamper Jan 29 Feb 16 20 1467
GOP Assault on Social Security Could be 'Death Sentence' for Nation's Disabled 6 unhappycamper Feb 13 Feb 13 38 1003
‘It’s ridiculous!’ Conservative mother fumes over school assignment claiming GOP is anti-welfare 6 unhappycamper Feb 12 Feb 12 2 575
Right-to-work laws are union-hating Republican’s weapon of choice 0 unhappycamper Feb 11 Feb 11 0 184
South Dakota GOP wants to erase state’s new minimum wage law 0 unhappycamper Feb 11 Feb 11 0 228
More Evidence "Centrist" Solutions Can't Save Us 0 unhappycamper Feb 10 Feb 10 5 197
American Heresy: Why I Don’t Give a Good Goddamn Who Wins the Super Bowl 6 unhappycamper Feb 1 Feb 1 4 808
U.N. officials tour Detroit to assess human rights impact of water shutoffs 3 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Jan 2015 2 430
Low-income renters in Anchorage bitten by another problem: Bedbugs 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Dec 2014 0 630
More MIC Welfare Means Less For We The People 4 unhappycamper Dec 2014 Dec 2014 4 450
Like Taking Candy From A Baby 2 unhappycamper Dec 2014 Dec 2014 10 1086
Why We Are Poor 1 unhappycamper Dec 2014 Dec 2014 9 450
Surprise: Since Billionaires caused Crash of 2009, Their Numbers have Doubled 1 unhappycamper Nov 2014 Nov 2014 6 485
Will growing gap between rich and poor influence midterm elections? 1 unhappycamper Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 312
The Zombie System: How Capitalism Has Gone Off the Rails 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 486
Low-wage employers are the real ‘welfare queens’ 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 292
Dick Cheney: A Most Expensive Man 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 712
Top 1% ‘own half global wealth’ 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 486
Does Rising Inequality Make a Democracy More Warlike? 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 301
Army’s Message At AUSA: Don’t Cut ‘Foundational Force’ 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 318
Dear Democrats: Please All and You'll Please None 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 299
When 57% Of All Discretionary Funding Ain't Enough 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 445
4 Reasons You Should Be Taking America's Inequality Very Personally 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 574
The Three Million Forgotten Victims of the Great Recession 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 8 436
Did Wal-Mart just move us closer to single-payer health care? 5 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 468
Why the Right Is So Freaked Out about the Inconvenient Truths of Actual U.S. History 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 574
Girl, 13, advocate for homeless charity 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 323
Rosanne Greco: One Flew Over the F-35 Cuckoo Nest 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 290
Water is the new oil: How corporations took over a basic human right 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 534
Why voters don’t care more about income inequality 5 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 630
We Need To Talk. 19 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 38 1453
The Surprising Reason that Crushing Economic Inequality Isn't More of Election Issue 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 412
Michigan's child-care system is an utter disgrace — and it’s only getting worse 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 466
$22 Billion to Fight ISIL in same Year Congress cut $8.7 bn in Food Stamps (xpost from Congress) 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 388
Paul Krugman dismantles notion that the 1 percent’s lack of humility is the real problem 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 534
BOHICA 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 442
Poverty rate posts 1st notable drop since '06; Latinos show big strides 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 492
Should U.S. bolster its defense budget? 5 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 431
Professors on food stamps: The shocking true story of academia in 2014 34 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 57 1975
US, Iraq have same child homicide rate – UNICEF 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 401
Bill Maher: ‘White America needs to stop putting forth this toxic idea that racism is over’ 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 559
Boehner messes up Paul Ryan’s image rehab: Attacks unemployed as lazy and unmotivated 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 495
Colombia Is Taking On Its Billionaires. Why Can't We? 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 384
Who Gets Left Holding the Bag? 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 359
Who's getting rich off the stock market? 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 374
Justice Dept. announces $4.7 million plan to address rift between police and communities 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 302
Has Kansas Found the Cure for the Reaganomics Disease? 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 451
Fox News: Real ‘poor’ people don’t have air conditioners and computers 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 492
Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 294
GOP blocks Paycheck Fairness Act — but that’s OK because the pay gap just improved by 1 cent! 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 493
The Middle Class and Working Poor's Lifelong Losing Game — in 10 Slides 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 432
Congress includes $29 million in cuts to TANF in proposed CR 0 DeadLetterOffice Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 365
Study says North Carolina among most reliant on income taxes; wealth gap cuts state revenue 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 368
7 astounding facts about the mind-blowing cost of war 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 457
Aging Americans struggle to pay off student loans 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 479
Study: The widening gap between the rich and the rest of us is ‘unsustainable’ 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 473
Federally-Funded, Universal Pre-K Has Overwhelming Public Support 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 292
Illinois GOPer admits $100,000 wine club fee as Dem opponent tries to live on minimum wage 39 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 32 2640
America's wealth gap 'unsustainable,' may worsen: Harvard study 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 417
Technological upgrades of body and mind soon to be a reality — but only for the very rich 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 313
This Is What We Are Up Against 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 553
Nation's Poor Remain Hungry as Wall Street Feasts 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 409
Rafael Cruz: The ‘average Black’ doesn’t understand why the minimum wage is bad 4 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 539
Billionaire threatens charity donations if Pope continues support for the poor 2 LeftofObama Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 598
The right’s food stamp embarrassment: A history lesson for the haters 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 513
The right’s jobs debacle: Here’s how to bring unemployment down to zero 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 391
Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed 0 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 374
More Than 50% of All Americans Have Been Poor, and Capitalism Thinks That's Awesome 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 8 513
Only the Little People Will Suffer: Sanctioning the New Cold War 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 426
A Rising Tide Only Lifts All Boats When Everyone Has a Boat 5 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 16 822
GOP Policy: Kill the Poor 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Aug 2014 1 601
“I don’t believe he is sincere”: Paul Ryan’s challenger has a message to send 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 6 574
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