HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Economy & Education » Poverty (Group)
Page: 1 2 3 4 Next » | Archives

Poverty (Group)

This is a group, not a forum. Groups often serve as safe havens for members who share similar interests and viewpoints. Individuals who post messages contrary to a particular group's stated purpose can be excluded from posting in that group. For detailed information about this group and its purpose, click here.
Title of discussion thread Replies Author Start time Last reply Recs Views
Meet Sen. Bernie Sanders, March 9, National Press Club luncheon, Wash. DC, "press.org" $37 tickets. 0 appalachiablue Wednesday Wednesday 1 232
Tax Fairness Could Mean More Resources 0 unhappycamper Feb 21 Feb 21 2 221
Report: 1 in 4 Michigan Kids Now Lives in Poverty 0 project_bluebook Feb 19 Feb 19 2 156
Why Is No One Talking About the GOP’s Plan to Send Millions of Disabled Americans Into Poverty? 8 unhappycamper Feb 17 Feb 17 8 532
Wake groups say NC grades point to problems of segregated, high-poverty schools 0 unhappycamper Feb 17 Feb 17 1 161
Growing inequality is disastrous but not inevitable 1 no more banksters Oct 2014 Feb 17 3 318
The real 47 percent: GOP candidate with a Ferrari pays no federal income taxes for third year 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Feb 17 2 260
College Completion Gap Between Rich and Poor Has Doubled: Study 2 unhappycamper Feb 5 Feb 17 3 259
This Long-Lost Constitutional Clause Could Save the Right to Vote 11 unhappycamper Jan 29 Feb 16 20 1355
GOP Assault on Social Security Could be 'Death Sentence' for Nation's Disabled 6 unhappycamper Feb 13 Feb 13 38 910
‘It’s ridiculous!’ Conservative mother fumes over school assignment claiming GOP is anti-welfare 6 unhappycamper Feb 12 Feb 12 2 502
Right-to-work laws are union-hating Republican’s weapon of choice 0 unhappycamper Feb 11 Feb 11 0 145
South Dakota GOP wants to erase state’s new minimum wage law 0 unhappycamper Feb 11 Feb 11 0 171
More Evidence "Centrist" Solutions Can't Save Us 0 unhappycamper Feb 10 Feb 10 5 150
American Heresy: Why I Don’t Give a Good Goddamn Who Wins the Super Bowl 6 unhappycamper Feb 1 Feb 1 4 689
U.N. officials tour Detroit to assess human rights impact of water shutoffs 3 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Jan 3 2 371
Low-income renters in Anchorage bitten by another problem: Bedbugs 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Dec 28 0 561
More MIC Welfare Means Less For We The People 4 unhappycamper Dec 10 Dec 11 4 381
Like Taking Candy From A Baby 2 unhappycamper Dec 9 Dec 10 10 735
Why We Are Poor 1 unhappycamper Dec 8 Dec 8 9 420
Surprise: Since Billionaires caused Crash of 2009, Their Numbers have Doubled 1 unhappycamper Nov 2014 Nov 2014 6 426
Will growing gap between rich and poor influence midterm elections? 1 unhappycamper Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 270
The Zombie System: How Capitalism Has Gone Off the Rails 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 434
Low-wage employers are the real ‘welfare queens’ 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 5 250
Dick Cheney: A Most Expensive Man 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 636
Top 1% ‘own half global wealth’ 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 450
Does Rising Inequality Make a Democracy More Warlike? 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 257
Army’s Message At AUSA: Don’t Cut ‘Foundational Force’ 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 274
Dear Democrats: Please All and You'll Please None 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 246
When 57% Of All Discretionary Funding Ain't Enough 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 403
4 Reasons You Should Be Taking America's Inequality Very Personally 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 528
The Three Million Forgotten Victims of the Great Recession 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 8 403
Did Wal-Mart just move us closer to single-payer health care? 5 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 432
Why the Right Is So Freaked Out about the Inconvenient Truths of Actual U.S. History 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 541
Girl, 13, advocate for homeless charity 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 278
Rosanne Greco: One Flew Over the F-35 Cuckoo Nest 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 261
Water is the new oil: How corporations took over a basic human right 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 484
Why voters don’t care more about income inequality 5 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 570
We Need To Talk. 19 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 38 1371
The Surprising Reason that Crushing Economic Inequality Isn't More of Election Issue 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 380
Michigan's child-care system is an utter disgrace — and it’s only getting worse 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 420
$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 5 324
Paul Krugman dismantles notion that the 1 percent’s lack of humility is the real problem 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 504
BOHICA 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 409
Poverty rate posts 1st notable drop since '06; Latinos show big strides 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 439
Should U.S. bolster its defense budget? 5 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 374
Professors on food stamps: The shocking true story of academia in 2014 34 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 57 1798
US, Iraq have same child homicide rate – UNICEF 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 351
Bill Maher: ‘White America needs to stop putting forth this toxic idea that racism is over’ 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 503
Boehner messes up Paul Ryan’s image rehab: Attacks unemployed as lazy and unmotivated 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 449
Colombia Is Taking On Its Billionaires. Why Can't We? 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 344
Who Gets Left Holding the Bag? 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 319
Who's getting rich off the stock market? 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 327
Justice Dept. announces $4.7 million plan to address rift between police and communities 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 249
Has Kansas Found the Cure for the Reaganomics Disease? 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 402
Fox News: Real ‘poor’ people don’t have air conditioners and computers 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 448
Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 246
GOP blocks Paycheck Fairness Act — but that’s OK because the pay gap just improved by 1 cent! 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 451
The Middle Class and Working Poor's Lifelong Losing Game — in 10 Slides 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 369
Congress includes $29 million in cuts to TANF in proposed CR 0 DeadLetterOffice Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 325
Study says North Carolina among most reliant on income taxes; wealth gap cuts state revenue 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 326
7 astounding facts about the mind-blowing cost of war 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 413
Aging Americans struggle to pay off student loans 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 431
Study: The widening gap between the rich and the rest of us is ‘unsustainable’ 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 427
Federally-Funded, Universal Pre-K Has Overwhelming Public Support 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 253
Illinois GOPer admits $100,000 wine club fee as Dem opponent tries to live on minimum wage 39 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 32 2547
America's wealth gap 'unsustainable,' may worsen: Harvard study 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 370
Technological upgrades of body and mind soon to be a reality — but only for the very rich 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 273
This Is What We Are Up Against 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 522
Nation's Poor Remain Hungry as Wall Street Feasts 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 372
Rafael Cruz: The ‘average Black’ doesn’t understand why the minimum wage is bad 4 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 490
Billionaire threatens charity donations if Pope continues support for the poor 2 LeftofObama Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 543
The right’s food stamp embarrassment: A history lesson for the haters 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 476
The right’s jobs debacle: Here’s how to bring unemployment down to zero 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 351
Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed 0 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 349
More Than 50% of All Americans Have Been Poor, and Capitalism Thinks That's Awesome 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 8 474
Only the Little People Will Suffer: Sanctioning the New Cold War 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 375
A Rising Tide Only Lifts All Boats When Everyone Has a Boat 5 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 16 764
GOP Policy: Kill the Poor 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Aug 2014 1 554
“I don’t believe he is sincere”: Paul Ryan’s challenger has a message to send 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 6 526
Go to Page: 1 2 3 4 Next »