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Guns Instead of Butter 1 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Feb 2021 2 2289
Silicon Valley tech worker fired after blogging about starving while working at billion-dollar food 5 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Jul 2020 11 16640
Living on the Streets of L.A. 2 Newest Reality Feb 2020 Jun 2020 3 6210
Why Is No One Talking About the GOP’s Plan to Send Millions of Disabled Americans Into Poverty? 11 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Jun 2020 11 8370
Sad this group has no recent posts 6 I_UndergroundPanther Dec 2019 Jun 2020 5 2425
Mass Poor People's Assembly & Moral March on Washington June 20th, 0 BigmanPigman Jun 2020 Jun 2020 4 4232
Guardian UK: The worst part of being poor: watching your dog die when you can't afford to help 3 inanna Apr 2020 May 2020 2 3320
The Cost of Child Poverty with Lenette Azzi-Lessing 0 littlemissmartypants Feb 2020 Feb 2020 1 2201
What are the Causes of Institutionally Created Poverty? 5 BlueDog22 Feb 2018 Feb 2020 1 2326
Three Mothers Occupy an empty house in Oakland for 2 months are evicted with armored vehicles 1 Beringia Jan 2020 Jan 2020 3 1193
Rev. William Barber on the Political Power of Poor People: 'We Have to Change Our Whole Narrative' 5 littlemissmartypants Dec 2019 Dec 2019 10 1097
The poisoned poor: In poor countries man-made toxic pollutants spread like cancer. Here’s why you sh 2 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Nov 2019 3 2026
What happens when a motel becomes home 16 rug Nov 2016 Sep 2019 5 5328
Kitsap Rescue Mission set to lose permit to operate overnight shelter 0 icymist Sep 2019 Sep 2019 0 825
Have been reading up about living in an RV or buying a tiny home 12 Beringia Mar 2019 Mar 2019 3 3010
Evidence Pours In: Poverty Getting Much Worse in America 2 littlemissmartypants Nov 2018 Nov 2018 9 1467
60%interest on payday loans in Ohio. xpost 0 irisblue Jul 2018 Jul 2018 2 1141
Airbnb is making the housing crunch much worse 0 Addison May 2018 May 2018 7 1417
Grocery stores worry about Trump's pullback on SNAP (food stamps) 3 left-of-center2012 Apr 2018 Apr 2018 0 1279
New Tiny Homes House Homeless - Seattle Area - Pics Included 21 OhNo-Really Feb 2018 Feb 2018 57 8229
Poverty Is Both a Political and a Moral Choice Made By the Powerful 2 inanna Dec 2017 Feb 2018 7 1418
Sharing about a pet resource 0 discntnt_irny_srcsm Dec 2017 Dec 2017 2 1002
I would like suggestions on how to get out of debt 35 otherone Nov 2015 Aug 2017 5 4288
Mick Mulvaney's Steel Workers 2 srcameron Apr 2017 Apr 2017 0 5132
Iowa to LOWER minimum wage 4 appleannie1943 Mar 2017 Mar 2017 5 3801
Today was my last day working for poverty wages. 39 malokvale77 Dec 2015 Feb 2017 62 7593
ALICE WALTON IS WORTH 21 BILLION DOLLARS 11 tomkoop Jun 2012 Jul 2016 6 5575
Is the F-35 our Death Star? 4 unhappycamper Feb 2016 May 2016 6 2201
x post from: Snarkoleptic::economy::omaha steve labour group:restaurant+bankcards stiff workers 0 w0nderer May 2016 May 2016 1 1527
Big Money in Politics Doesn’t Just Drive Inequality. It Drives War. 2 unhappycamper Apr 2016 Apr 2016 6 1469
X post from n2doc in GD : Unique Community Kitchen is set up like a restaurant... 0 w0nderer Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 1503
for notice:: xposted from freakingdj's "$2.13 Minimum Wage - are you fucking kidding me" 0 w0nderer Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 1630
SES and Education 1 aswanson Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 1761
Feeding the Military-Industrial Complex 0 unhappycamper Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 1896
Utah 0 w0nderer Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 1265
x-post via ohiochick::: Over 1 million face loss of food stamps over work requirements 0 w0nderer Jan 2016 Jan 2016 3 1311
Oh my god 3 rusty quoin Dec 2015 Jan 2016 7 1918
When John Edwards, warts and all, spoke of the two Americas 4 nadinbrzezinski Dec 2015 Dec 2015 6 1637
Talk About Inequality 3 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Dec 2015 5 1851
The Homeless Raise Issues of Discrimination in Pacific Beach 4 nadinbrzezinski Dec 2015 Dec 2015 4 1984
Two stories from the weekend, how do you connect these two causes? 0 nadinbrzezinski Dec 2015 Dec 2015 1 1242
A Dog “Was Poisoned by Either a Manager or One of the Workers.” George Ibarra 1 nadinbrzezinski Dec 2015 Dec 2015 5 1411
We Need To Talk 1 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 6 1501
Proposed Constitutional Amendment, Limiting Idle Wealth 1 Al Carroll Oct 2015 Oct 2015 5 2001
debtors jail Mississippi (workaround for authorities) xpost workingpoor from two articles 0 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 1308
Five years on, it's still the pits for Chilean miners 0 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 1178
Nearly 800 million people suffering from hunger worldwide: report 0 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 1222
I hope i'm not pissing someone off 3 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 1965
It costs you $43 every time you wait for the doctor 2 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 2055
For the children 1 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 4 1372
'We were paying to poison our kids': lead in Michigan city's water hits children 1 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 8 1492
Will: Keeping Navy shipshape should be on candidates' radar (xpost from NSD) 0 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 1321
“I’m on welfare and so ashamed …” 9 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 20 3790
Tax avoidance by corporations is out out control. The United Nations must step in 1 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 3 1508
Pope Leaves, Boehner Resigns, Shutdown Looms… 0 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 1603
Protesters call for Treasury official to leave role in Puerto Rico debt crisis 0 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 5 1273
Professors on food stamps: The shocking true story of academia in 2014 35 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2015 57 5092
Suck It Up, Proles 4 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 11 2418
Cutting Pentagon pork could fund free childcare in the US 2 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 6 1748
City Council, please seriously address Philly’s LGBT homeless youth problem 0 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 1432
Most 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Would Push Seniors Into Poverty By Cutting Social Security 0 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 5 1397
How an Apartment Tower in Atlanta Is Makes Life a Living Hell for Its Poor Residents 1 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 8 1679
How can cities successfully enforce a higher minimum wage? 1 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 1511
Racialized Poverty in America has Nearly Doubled in 21st Century 0 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 1 1272
Game of Groans: How focus on Trump Taunts hides GOP war on Middle Class, Workers 1 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 5 1461
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 2656
Public cos. to report pay gap between CEOs, employees 0 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 1327
Pell grants to bring college back to prison: US is 'a nation of second chances' 2 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 1729
"Welfare": differing connotations? 3 YoungDemCA Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 2166
CEO pay at US’s largest companies up 54% since recovery began in 2009 13 unhappycamper Jun 2015 Jul 2015 20 2581
You’re probably going to be poor 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 7 1652
New Orleans Katrina Pain Index at Ten: Who Was Left Behind 1 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 6 1558
Sandy Irving: Invest in people, not military jets 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 2 1199
Republicans can’t stop comparing food stamp recipients to wild animals on Facebook 2 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 4 1986
Debunking the Debased Gospel of Wealth: "1% Deserve Loot Plus Our Thanks" 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 3 1458
Here’s how homeless kids and families are trying to survive in one of America’s richest cities 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 5 1788
80 percent of girls in juvenile detention have been sexually or physically abused: study 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 3044
U.S. Wealth Concentration: The Most Accurate Current Estimates 5 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 14 1964
Not just Detroit: residents of nearby Michigan city face $11,000 water bills 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 6 1655
The Real Debt Ceiling 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 1483
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