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GOP blocks Paycheck Fairness Act — but that’s OK because the pay gap just improved by 1 cent! 1 unhappycamper 14 hrs ago 9 hrs ago 4 149
The Middle Class and Working Poor's Lifelong Losing Game — in 10 Slides 0 unhappycamper 14 hrs ago 14 hrs ago 4 166
Congress includes $29 million in cuts to TANF in proposed CR 0 DeadLetterOffice Yesterday Yesterday 3 106
Study says North Carolina among most reliant on income taxes; wealth gap cuts state revenue 0 unhappycamper Yesterday Yesterday 2 170
7 astounding facts about the mind-blowing cost of war 1 unhappycamper Saturday Saturday 4 199
Aging Americans struggle to pay off student loans 1 unhappycamper Thursday Thursday 3 175
US, Iraq have same child homicide rate – UNICEF 0 unhappycamper Thursday Thursday 9 179
Study: The widening gap between the rich and the rest of us is ‘unsustainable’ 3 unhappycamper Wednesday Wednesday 4 223
Federally-Funded, Universal Pre-K Has Overwhelming Public Support 0 unhappycamper Sep 9 Sep 9 3 136
Illinois GOPer admits $100,000 wine club fee as Dem opponent tries to live on minimum wage 39 unhappycamper Sep 4 Sep 8 32 1946
America's wealth gap 'unsustainable,' may worsen: Harvard study 0 unhappycamper Sep 8 Sep 8 3 224
Technological upgrades of body and mind soon to be a reality — but only for the very rich 1 unhappycamper Sep 8 Sep 8 2 156
This Is What We Are Up Against 1 unhappycamper Sep 4 Sep 4 7 349
Nation's Poor Remain Hungry as Wall Street Feasts 0 unhappycamper Sep 4 Sep 4 3 175
Rafael Cruz: The ‘average Black’ doesn’t understand why the minimum wage is bad 4 unhappycamper Sep 3 Sep 3 1 267
Billionaire threatens charity donations if Pope continues support for the poor 2 LeftofObama Sep 2 Sep 2 2 290
The right’s food stamp embarrassment: A history lesson for the haters 1 unhappycamper Sep 2 Sep 2 4 305
The right’s jobs debacle: Here’s how to bring unemployment down to zero 0 unhappycamper Sep 2 Sep 2 6 215
Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed 0 unhappycamper Aug 31 Aug 31 1 159
More Than 50% of All Americans Have Been Poor, and Capitalism Thinks That's Awesome 1 unhappycamper Aug 31 Aug 31 8 313
Only the Little People Will Suffer: Sanctioning the New Cold War 1 unhappycamper Aug 30 Aug 30 2 204
A Rising Tide Only Lifts All Boats When Everyone Has a Boat 5 unhappycamper Aug 29 Aug 29 16 534
GOP Policy: Kill the Poor 1 unhappycamper Jun 20 Aug 27 1 395
“I don’t believe he is sincere”: Paul Ryan’s challenger has a message to send 1 unhappycamper Aug 24 Aug 24 6 356
The Black Hole That Ate Everything 6 unhappycamper Aug 12 Aug 24 9 397
Blame poverty, not race, say Ferguson’s white minority 1 unhappycamper Aug 24 Aug 24 1 265
When Dick Cheney Swatted an "Annoying Mosquito" Named Paul Ryan 0 unhappycamper Aug 23 Aug 23 4 393
Forbes: Athletes paying expensive divorce settlements is bigger problem than domestic violence 3 unhappycamper Aug 16 Aug 16 2 520
No City for Poor Men 5 unhappycamper Aug 11 Aug 11 4 321
Proposition 1: How to Swindle the Middle Class 1 unhappycamper Aug 5 Aug 5 3 327
Many People Cannot Boycott Corporate Tax Dodgers Like Walgreen's 0 unhappycamper Aug 4 Aug 4 4 174
Finance in America: Promoting Inequality and Waste 1 unhappycamper Jul 28 Jul 28 3 203
Where is Childhood Homelessness Getting Worse? 18 littlemissmartypants Jul 22 Jul 23 1 587
Things my Grandmother used to say about money 2 ymetca Jul 23 Jul 23 7 557
San Francisco cracks down on homeless: Sleep in train station, go to jail 0 unhappycamper Jul 23 Jul 23 1 210
NC takes five kids from pregnant, homeless mom who sought home for them on Craigslist 2 unhappycamper Jul 22 Jul 22 4 289
Imagine What We Could Buy If We Didn't Have to Spend Billions on Police Brutality Cases 1 unhappycamper Jul 20 Jul 20 3 174
Bombshell Study: America's Wealthy Even More Obscenely Rich Than Anybody Thought 1 unhappycamper Jul 20 Jul 20 4 294
You Know Your Country Sucks When You Look Wistfully Back at Stalin 0 unhappycamper Jul 20 Jul 20 4 249
The Most Expensive Warplane in American History Is Too Dangerous to Fly and Just Caught Fire (Again) 4 unhappycamper Jul 11 Jul 11 6 382
Predatory Capitalism and the System's Denial in the Face of Truth 0 unhappycamper Jul 6 Jul 6 3 238
Sixty Five Million Left out of July 4 Celebration 0 unhappycamper Jul 3 Jul 3 3 298
Norfolk (VA) homeless shelter suspends programs 0 unhappycamper Jul 3 Jul 3 0 251
Not War on Poverty but War on the Poor: Washington’s Real Foreign Policy Aims 0 unhappycamper Jul 2 Jul 2 2 187
Generational poverty the exception, not the rule 2 theHandpuppet Jun 28 Jun 29 3 363
U.S. mayors tackle the income gap: Goar 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 1 194
(CO) Collins' answer to homelessness: Ship them out and 'make them work' 2 unhappycamper Jun 26 Jun 26 0 349
(CA) Homelessness on rise in beach areas 0 unhappycamper Jun 24 Jun 24 0 270
Blue Planet et al. Appeal to UN over Detroit Water cut-off to Thousands 0 unhappycamper Jun 23 Jun 23 2 227
Groups Appeal to UN for 'Humanity' as Detroit Shuts Off Water to Thousands 1 unhappycamper Jun 20 Jun 20 2 291
AZ schools chief outs himself as anonymous Internet troll who calls poor people ‘lazy pigs’ 2 unhappycamper Jun 20 Jun 20 7 482
Doing for the Poor and Doing to the Poor 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 254
The homeless people’s handwritten signs that are being turned into fonts 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 311
The New Ground-Based Defense Missiles Cost $40 Billion That We Could Use For A Lot of Other Things. 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 245
IMF cuts U.S. growth outlook, says full employment years off 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 206
The Three Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Poverty 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 431
Let’s try out conservative economic theories on rich people! 2 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 6 365
Just when you thought sequestration was working..... 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 260
After Piketty, is the Study of Economics the Study of Rising Inequality? 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 197
Risk of depression is nearly twice as high for unemployed Americans 5 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 5 332
No shortage of info in Detroit bankruptcy 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 305
How Government "Contracting Out" Drives Up Costs, Pushes Down Workers 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 322
What Would Afghan Spending Buy at Home? 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 241
Here's a Little Perspective for You 2 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 364
Climate Change, Economic Inequality Are One Debate, says Sen. Warren 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 252
9 Questions about the 1%, the Unemployed and why the one produces the Other 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 247
Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, A Rising Tide Lifts All Yachts 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 235
What has meritocracy to do with merit? 3 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 5 454
Poverty? Really? 0 unhappycamper May 2014 May 2014 7 473
I Love New York: The Haves and the Have-nots 0 unhappycamper May 2014 May 2014 2 443
The US jet fighter that can do it all—maybe (xpost from NSD) 3 unhappycamper May 2014 May 2014 3 384
Rep. Paul Ryan targets Poor as his “Signature Issue”, and I do Mean Targets (Cartoon) 0 unhappycamper May 2014 May 2014 8 482
Gov. Fallin signs bill curbing minimum-wage increases in Oklah 3 yesphan Apr 2014 May 2014 1 453
25% of Colorado foster kids on psychotropic 1 unhappycamper Apr 2014 May 2014 4 330
Bryan Fischer tells poor people: ‘Kiss the ground’ beneath the richest 1 percent 6 unhappycamper Apr 2014 May 2014 3 628
Inside San Jose's Tent City 0 gejohnston May 2014 May 2014 2 356
Homeless man straps GoPro camera to his chest to film his life in tech-heavy San Francisco 5 unhappycamper Apr 2014 Apr 2014 3 425
These Nine Maps Show How The GOP is Destroying Southern States 1 unhappycamper Apr 2014 Apr 2014 6 519
Let them eat McMansions! The 1 percent, income inequality, and new-fashioned American excess 1 unhappycamper Apr 2014 Apr 2014 2 453
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