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Is the F-35 our Death Star? 4 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Friday 6 764
x post from: Snarkoleptic::economy::omaha steve labour group:restaurant+bankcards stiff workers 0 w0nderer May 15 May 15 1 206
I would like suggestions on how to get out of debt 32 otherone Nov 2015 May 12 5 1339
Big Money in Politics Doesn’t Just Drive Inequality. It Drives War. 2 unhappycamper Apr 28 Apr 30 5 309
X post from n2doc in GD : Unique Community Kitchen is set up like a restaurant... 0 w0nderer Mar 15 Mar 15 1 532
Silicon Valley tech worker fired after blogging about starving while working at billion-dollar food 4 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Feb 2016 10 1121
for notice:: xposted from freakingdj's "$2.13 Minimum Wage - are you fucking kidding me" 0 w0nderer Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 606
SES and Education 1 aswanson Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 363
Feeding the Military-Industrial Complex 0 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 416
Utah 0 w0nderer Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 261
Guns Instead of Butter 0 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 621
x-post via ohiochick::: Over 1 million face loss of food stamps over work requirements 0 w0nderer Jan 2016 Jan 2016 3 320
Oh my god 3 rusty quoin Dec 2015 Jan 2016 7 729
Today was my last day working for poverty wages. 38 malokvale77 Dec 2015 Dec 2015 62 2359
When John Edwards, warts and all, spoke of the two Americas 4 nadinbrzezinski Dec 2015 Dec 2015 6 397
Talk About Inequality 3 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Dec 2015 5 692
The Homeless Raise Issues of Discrimination in Pacific Beach 4 nadinbrzezinski Dec 2015 Dec 2015 4 795
Two stories from the weekend, how do you connect these two causes? 0 nadinbrzezinski Dec 2015 Dec 2015 1 295
A Dog “Was Poisoned by Either a Manager or One of the Workers.” George Ibarra 1 nadinbrzezinski Dec 2015 Dec 2015 5 415
We Need To Talk 1 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 6 506
Proposed Constitutional Amendment, Limiting Idle Wealth 1 Al Carroll Oct 2015 Oct 2015 4 508
debtors jail Mississippi (workaround for authorities) xpost workingpoor from two articles 0 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 434
Five years on, it's still the pits for Chilean miners 0 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 318
Nearly 800 million people suffering from hunger worldwide: report 0 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 322
I hope i'm not pissing someone off 3 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 726
It costs you $43 every time you wait for the doctor 2 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 890
For the children 1 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 4 433
'We were paying to poison our kids': lead in Michigan city's water hits children 1 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 8 526
Will: Keeping Navy shipshape should be on candidates' radar (xpost from NSD) 0 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 429
“I’m on welfare and so ashamed …” 9 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 19 1075
Tax avoidance by corporations is out out control. The United Nations must step in 1 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 3 513
Pope Leaves, Boehner Resigns, Shutdown Looms… 0 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 689
Protesters call for Treasury official to leave role in Puerto Rico debt crisis 0 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 5 422
Professors on food stamps: The shocking true story of academia in 2014 35 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2015 57 3070
Suck It Up, Proles 4 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 11 1283
Cutting Pentagon pork could fund free childcare in the US 2 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 6 774
City Council, please seriously address Philly’s LGBT homeless youth problem 0 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 566
Most 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Would Push Seniors Into Poverty By Cutting Social Security 0 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 5 524
How an Apartment Tower in Atlanta Is Makes Life a Living Hell for Its Poor Residents 1 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 7 645
How can cities successfully enforce a higher minimum wage? 1 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 471
Racialized Poverty in America has Nearly Doubled in 21st Century 0 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 1 388
Game of Groans: How focus on Trump Taunts hides GOP war on Middle Class, Workers 1 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 5 479
I work at the US Senate. I shouldn’t have to dance at strip clubs to feed my son 8 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 34 1375
The poisoned poor: In poor countries man-made toxic pollutants spread like cancer. Here’s why you sh 1 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 3 439
Public cos. to report pay gap between CEOs, employees 0 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 490
Pell grants to bring college back to prison: US is 'a nation of second chances' 2 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 609
"Welfare": differing connotations? 3 YoungDemCA Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 680
CEO pay at US’s largest companies up 54% since recovery began in 2009 13 unhappycamper Jun 2015 Jul 2015 20 1048
You’re probably going to be poor 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 6 651
New Orleans Katrina Pain Index at Ten: Who Was Left Behind 1 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 6 636
Sandy Irving: Invest in people, not military jets 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 2 354
Republicans can’t stop comparing food stamp recipients to wild animals on Facebook 2 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 4 957
Debunking the Debased Gospel of Wealth: "1% Deserve Loot Plus Our Thanks" 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 3 521
Here’s how homeless kids and families are trying to survive in one of America’s richest cities 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 4 664
80 percent of girls in juvenile detention have been sexually or physically abused: study 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 660
U.S. Wealth Concentration: The Most Accurate Current Estimates 5 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 14 866
Not just Detroit: residents of nearby Michigan city face $11,000 water bills 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 6 791
The Real Debt Ceiling 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 590
Uh, no. The fire and brimstone people aren’t going to start feeding and clothing the poor. 3 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 4 728
Number of US homeowners reaches 20-year low 8 unhappycamper Jun 2015 Jun 2015 3 901
Our 18th Century Bill of Rights Needs Revising 0 unhappycamper Jun 2015 Jun 2015 5 594
Punishing the poor: Michigan adopts law to take away families’ food assistance if kids miss school 6 unhappycamper Jun 2015 Jun 2015 9 1251
The True Cost of America’s Ongoing Wars: Sebastian Junger, Spencer Ackerman et al. 0 unhappycamper Jun 2015 Jun 2015 7 784
The real 47 percent: GOP candidate with a Ferrari pays no federal income taxes for third year 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 May 2015 3 886
Tax Fairness Could Mean More Resources 3 unhappycamper Feb 2015 May 2015 4 933
Why Is No One Talking About the GOP’s Plan to Send Millions of Disabled Americans Into Poverty? 9 unhappycamper Feb 2015 May 2015 9 1268
40 years after Vietnam: Celebrating the End of One War, and Witnessing the Start of a New One Here a 0 unhappycamper May 2015 May 2015 3 788
GOP Assault on Social Security Could be 'Death Sentence' for Nation's Disabled 7 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Apr 2015 38 1788
Meet Sen. Bernie Sanders, March 9, National Press Club luncheon, Wash. DC, "press.org" $37 tickets. 0 appalachiablue Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 920
Report: 1 in 4 Michigan Kids Now Lives in Poverty 0 project_bluebook Feb 2015 Feb 2015 2 705
Wake groups say NC grades point to problems of segregated, high-poverty schools 0 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 618
Growing inequality is disastrous but not inevitable 1 no more banksters Oct 2014 Feb 2015 3 979
College Completion Gap Between Rich and Poor Has Doubled: Study 2 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 857
This Long-Lost Constitutional Clause Could Save the Right to Vote 11 unhappycamper Jan 2015 Feb 2015 20 2502
‘It’s ridiculous!’ Conservative mother fumes over school assignment claiming GOP is anti-welfare 6 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 1198
Right-to-work laws are union-hating Republican’s weapon of choice 0 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 630
South Dakota GOP wants to erase state’s new minimum wage law 0 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 653
More Evidence "Centrist" Solutions Can't Save Us 0 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 5 638
American Heresy: Why I Don’t Give a Good Goddamn Who Wins the Super Bowl 6 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 1704
U.N. officials tour Detroit to assess human rights impact of water shutoffs 3 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Jan 2015 2 967
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