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$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 1209
"In Their Shoes" Stories of the homeless. 0 GreenPartyVoter Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 1100
"More women vets are homeless, but housing scarce" 0 GreenPartyVoter Apr 2012 Apr 2012 1 1474
"Welfare": differing connotations? 3 YoungDemCA Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 1839
'Catastrophic': Congressional Apathy to Push Millions of Nation's Poor into Deeper Hunger 2 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Nov 2013 7 1188
'We were paying to poison our kids': lead in Michigan city's water hits children 1 unhappycamper Oct 2015 Oct 2015 8 1221
(CA) Homelessness on rise in beach areas 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 1026
(CO) Collins' answer to homelessness: Ship them out and 'make them work' 2 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 1343
(CO) More El Paso County families eligible for special tax credit, experts say 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 947
(military) Sequestration continues, but cuts not as deep 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1056
000,000,000.00 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1761
2.7 Million Children Under the Age of 18 Have a Parent in Prison or Jail-WE NEED REFORM NOW! 0 MarkLaw Aug 2013 Aug 2013 2 1091
25% of Colorado foster kids on psychotropic 1 unhappycamper Apr 2014 May 2014 4 1136
30% unemployment and soup lines? Na. 4 3feetofsnow Aug 2012 Nov 2013 1 2375
4 Reasons You Should Be Taking America's Inequality Very Personally 4 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 1737
4 things.. 0 otherone Feb 2013 Feb 2013 3 1349
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 1450
5 of the worst states to grow up poor 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 1370
5 Right-Wing Myths About Raising the Minimum Wage, Debunked 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1272
60%interest on payday loans in Ohio. xpost 0 irisblue Jul 2018 Jul 2018 2 781
7 astounding facts about the mind-blowing cost of war 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 1287
70,000 Fewer Poor Families Got Help With Rent Last Year Thanks To Budget Cuts 0 xchrom Feb 2014 Feb 2014 6 1070
8 Phony GOP Solutions for Poverty That Will Only Bring More Economic Pain 2 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 1434
8 Plutocrats out-earned 3.6 mn Working Poor & 7 Other Headlines You won’t see in MSM 1 unhappycamper Apr 2014 Apr 2014 4 1212
80 percent of girls in juvenile detention have been sexually or physically abused: study 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 2608
9 Questions about the 1%, the Unemployed and why the one produces the Other 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 1089
A Dog “Was Poisoned by Either a Manager or One of the Workers.” George Ibarra 1 nadinbrzezinski Dec 2015 Dec 2015 5 1112
A question for DUers who frequent the Poverty forum 2 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 1228
A Rising Tide Only Lifts All Boats When Everyone Has a Boat 5 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 16 1831
A simple test for conservative poverty proposals 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 4 1184
Abby Huntsman wants to lead her own generation into poverty 4 unhappycamper Mar 2014 Mar 2014 7 1917
After Piketty, is the Study of Economics the Study of Rising Inequality? 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 968
Aging Americans struggle to pay off student loans 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 1299
Airbnb is making the housing crunch much worse 0 Addison May 2018 May 2018 7 1017
ALICE WALTON IS WORTH 21 BILLION DOLLARS 11 tomkoop Jun 2012 Jul 2016 6 5047
Almost 2 months since a post in this forum 1 Riftaxe Dec 2012 Dec 2012 0 1636
America declared an ‘unconditional war on poverty’ 50 years ago, but you’d never know it 2 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 1260
America Eats Its Young (And Some Of Its Old) 1 Modern School Dec 2011 Dec 2011 1 2172
America's "We" Problem 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 1060
America's wealth gap 'unsustainable,' may worsen: Harvard study 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 1136
American Heresy: Why I Don’t Give a Good Goddamn Who Wins the Super Bowl 6 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 4 2401
Another Shocking Wealth Grab by the Rich -- In Just One Year 1 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 13 1121
Anti-poverty zone leaves out L.A.'s poorest 1 unhappycamper Apr 2014 Apr 2014 3 1228
Anyone have advice on getting healthcare? 7 RedRocco May 2012 Aug 2012 1 3143
Army’s Message At AUSA: Don’t Cut ‘Foundational Force’ 0 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1143
AZ schools chief outs himself as anonymous Internet troll who calls poor people ‘lazy pigs’ 2 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 7 1499
Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 1010
Big Money in Politics Doesn’t Just Drive Inequality. It Drives War. 2 unhappycamper Apr 2016 Apr 2016 6 1145
Bill Maher: ‘White America needs to stop putting forth this toxic idea that racism is over’ 2 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1622
Billionaire threatens charity donations if Pope continues support for the poor 2 LeftofObama Sep 2014 Sep 2014 2 1488
Blame poverty, not race, say Ferguson’s white minority 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 1269
Blue Planet et al. Appeal to UN over Detroit Water cut-off to Thousands 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 994
Boehner messes up Paul Ryan’s image rehab: Attacks unemployed as lazy and unmotivated 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 9 1239
BOHICA 0 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 4 1273
Bombshell Study: America's Wealthy Even More Obscenely Rich Than Anybody Thought 1 unhappycamper Jul 2014 Jul 2014 4 1155
Bryan Fischer tells poor people: ‘Kiss the ground’ beneath the richest 1 percent 6 unhappycamper Apr 2014 May 2014 3 1898
CBO report: Minimum wage hikes would kill 500,000 jobs but lift 900,000 out of poverty 0 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 2 996
CEO pay at US’s largest companies up 54% since recovery began in 2009 13 unhappycamper Jun 2015 Jul 2015 20 2201
CHARTS: The Amazing Wealth Surge For The Top 0.1 Percent (xpost frm Economy) 0 unhappycamper Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 8766
Citi to Help Unemployed Youth? Oh, the Irony! 0 unhappycamper Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 1007
City Council, please seriously address Philly’s LGBT homeless youth problem 0 unhappycamper Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 1196
Climate Change, Economic Inequality Are One Debate, says Sen. Warren 1 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 1110
Cloud-Dwellers: Class War Victors Get Higher on the Hog 0 unhappycamper Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 1034
College Completion Gap Between Rich and Poor Has Doubled: Study 2 unhappycamper Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 1526
Colombia Is Taking On Its Billionaires. Why Can't We? 1 unhappycamper Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1257
Congress cuts Food Stamps, maintains Estate Tax Loophole worth $100 bn to the Rich 3 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 3 1304
Congress includes $29 million in cuts to TANF in proposed CR 0 DeadLetterOffice Sep 2014 Sep 2014 3 1478
Congress passes bill cutting farmer payments and SNAP benefits 1 unhappycamper Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 1152
Contrary to CW at DU, The UNC Center on Poverty, Work & Opportunity is not dead 2 unc70 Apr 2012 Apr 2012 5 2200
Cruelty, Corporations, Congress, and Christmas: Unhappy Holidays for the Poor & Unemployed 0 unhappycamper Dec 2013 Dec 2013 2 1063
Cut in Food Stamps Forces Hard Choices on Poor 1 unhappycamper Nov 2013 Nov 2013 9 1652
Cutting Pentagon pork could fund free childcare in the US 2 unhappycamper Sep 2015 Sep 2015 6 1491
Dear Democrats: Please All and You'll Please None 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1134
debtors jail Mississippi (workaround for authorities) xpost workingpoor from two articles 0 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 1089
Debunking the Debased Gospel of Wealth: "1% Deserve Loot Plus Our Thanks" 0 unhappycamper Jul 2015 Jul 2015 3 1153
Dick Cheney: A Most Expensive Man 2 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 10 1819
Did Wal-Mart just move us closer to single-payer health care? 5 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 1679
Disgusting! America has found many ways to capitalize on poverty, this has to be the vilest! 4 socialsecurityisAAA May 2013 May 2013 10 2509
Does Rising Inequality Make a Democracy More Warlike? 1 unhappycamper Oct 2014 Oct 2014 1 1363
Doing for the Poor and Doing to the Poor 0 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 2 1024
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