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This Long-Lost Constitutional Clause Could Save the Right to Vote 10 unhappycamper Yesterday Yesterday 20 921
U.N. officials tour Detroit to assess human rights impact of water shutoffs 3 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Jan 3 2 339
Low-income renters in Anchorage bitten by another problem: Bedbugs 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Dec 28 0 506
More MIC Welfare Means Less For We The People 4 unhappycamper Dec 10 Dec 11 4 344
Like Taking Candy From A Baby 2 unhappycamper Dec 9 Dec 10 10 544
Why We Are Poor 1 unhappycamper Dec 8 Dec 8 7 358
Surprise: Since Billionaires caused Crash of 2009, Their Numbers have Doubled 1 unhappycamper Nov 2 Nov 7 5 392
Will growing gap between rich and poor influence midterm elections? 1 unhappycamper Nov 2 Nov 2 2 250
Growing inequality is disastrous but not inevitable 0 no more banksters Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 262
The Zombie System: How Capitalism Has Gone Off the Rails 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 397
Low-wage employers are the real ‘welfare queens’ 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 226
The real 47 percent: GOP candidate with a Ferrari pays no federal income taxes for third year 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 207
Dick Cheney: A Most Expensive Man 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 610
Top 1% ‘own half global wealth’ 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 429
Does Rising Inequality Make a Democracy More Warlike? 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 239
Army’s Message At AUSA: Don’t Cut ‘Foundational Force’ 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 258
Dear Democrats: Please All and You'll Please None 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 227
When 57% Of All Discretionary Funding Ain't Enough 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 377
4 Reasons You Should Be Taking America's Inequality Very Personally 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 9 488
The Three Million Forgotten Victims of the Great Recession 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 8 381
Did Wal-Mart just move us closer to single-payer health care? 5 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 399
Why the Right Is So Freaked Out about the Inconvenient Truths of Actual U.S. History 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 502
Girl, 13, advocate for homeless charity 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 252
Rosanne Greco: One Flew Over the F-35 Cuckoo Nest 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 2 238
Water is the new oil: How corporations took over a basic human right 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 3 463
Why voters don’t care more about income inequality 5 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 507
We Need To Talk. 19 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 38 1315
The Surprising Reason that Crushing Economic Inequality Isn't More of Election Issue 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 4 346
Michigan's child-care system is an utter disgrace — and it’s only getting worse 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 388
$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 5 307
Paul Krugman dismantles notion that the 1 percent’s lack of humility is the real problem 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 472
BOHICA 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 389
Poverty rate posts 1st notable drop since '06; Latinos show big strides 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 406
Should U.S. bolster its defense budget? 5 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 340
Professors on food stamps: The shocking true story of academia in 2014 34 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 57 1744
US, Iraq have same child homicide rate – UNICEF 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 328
Bill Maher: ‘White America needs to stop putting forth this toxic idea that racism is over’ 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 469
Boehner messes up Paul Ryan’s image rehab: Attacks unemployed as lazy and unmotivated 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 432
Colombia Is Taking On Its Billionaires. Why Can't We? 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 321
Who Gets Left Holding the Bag? 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 5 300
Who's getting rich off the stock market? 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 306
Justice Dept. announces $4.7 million plan to address rift between police and communities 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 233
Has Kansas Found the Cure for the Reaganomics Disease? 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 387
Fox News: Real ‘poor’ people don’t have air conditioners and computers 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 424
Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 232
GOP blocks Paycheck Fairness Act — but that’s OK because the pay gap just improved by 1 cent! 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 411
The Middle Class and Working Poor's Lifelong Losing Game — in 10 Slides 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 353
Congress includes $29 million in cuts to TANF in proposed CR 0 DeadLetterOffice Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 297
Study says North Carolina among most reliant on income taxes; wealth gap cuts state revenue 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 302
7 astounding facts about the mind-blowing cost of war 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 383
Aging Americans struggle to pay off student loans 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 389
Study: The widening gap between the rich and the rest of us is ‘unsustainable’ 3 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 401
Federally-Funded, Universal Pre-K Has Overwhelming Public Support 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 232
Illinois GOPer admits $100,000 wine club fee as Dem opponent tries to live on minimum wage 39 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 32 2478
America's wealth gap 'unsustainable,' may worsen: Harvard study 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 354
Technological upgrades of body and mind soon to be a reality — but only for the very rich 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 252
This Is What We Are Up Against 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 7 502
Nation's Poor Remain Hungry as Wall Street Feasts 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 351
Rafael Cruz: The ‘average Black’ doesn’t understand why the minimum wage is bad 4 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 465
Billionaire threatens charity donations if Pope continues support for the poor 2 LeftofObama Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 507
The right’s food stamp embarrassment: A history lesson for the haters 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 458
The right’s jobs debacle: Here’s how to bring unemployment down to zero 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 6 333
Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed 0 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 318
More Than 50% of All Americans Have Been Poor, and Capitalism Thinks That's Awesome 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 8 454
Only the Little People Will Suffer: Sanctioning the New Cold War 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 349
A Rising Tide Only Lifts All Boats When Everyone Has a Boat 5 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 16 723
GOP Policy: Kill the Poor 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Aug 2014 1 538
“I don’t believe he is sincere”: Paul Ryan’s challenger has a message to send 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 6 503
The Black Hole That Ate Everything 6 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 9 603
Blame poverty, not race, say Ferguson’s white minority 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 462
When Dick Cheney Swatted an "Annoying Mosquito" Named Paul Ryan 0 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 506
Forbes: Athletes paying expensive divorce settlements is bigger problem than domestic violence 3 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 766
No City for Poor Men 5 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 534
Proposition 1: How to Swindle the Middle Class 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 3 468
Many People Cannot Boycott Corporate Tax Dodgers Like Walgreen's 0 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 295
Finance in America: Promoting Inequality and Waste 1 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 342
Where is Childhood Homelessness Getting Worse? 18 littlemissmartypants Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 896
Things my Grandmother used to say about money 2 ymetca Jul 2014 Jul 2014 7 745
San Francisco cracks down on homeless: Sleep in train station, go to jail 0 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 309
NC takes five kids from pregnant, homeless mom who sought home for them on Craigslist 2 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 4 468
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