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Two-Thirds Of Mayors In America Support Raising The Minimum Wage

Republicans in Congress may not support raising the minimum wage, but most mayors in America say they want to do exactly that.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
This One Image Reveals The Right-Wing Racism That Fueled Flint’s Water Crisis (IMAGES)

This One Image Reveals The Right-Wing Racism That Fueled Flint’s Water Crisis (IMAGES)

This political cartoon says it all.

by Vera· · News
Michael Moore Tears Into Michigan GOPers For ‘Killing’ Flint Residents With Polluted Water (VIDEO)

Michael Moore Tears Into Michigan GOPers For ‘Killing’ Flint Residents With Polluted Water (VIDEO)

What the controversial filmmaker says about the Flint water crisis is making the state’s Republicans very, VERY nervous.

by Vera· · News
Mike Huckabee Thinks Poor Americans Benefit From Treating Them Like We ‘Train Dogs’ (VIDEO)

Mike Huckabee Thinks Poor Americans Benefit From Treating Them Like We ‘Train Dogs’ (VIDEO)

This was one of the most offensive statements (among many) from the GOP debate.

by Vera· · News
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The Hidden Root Of White Rage

White conservatives are angry at a racially unjust economic system that has started to treat white people the same it’s always treated black people.

Joshua Jackson

NYU Tells Student To Give Up Applying To School Because He’s Too Poor (TWEETS)

This exposes a massive problem in our education system.

by Vera· · News
Republican Poverty: 93 Of The Poorest 100 Counties In America Are In Red States

Republican Poverty: 93 Of The Poorest 100 Counties In America Are In Red States

The numbers are clear: Republican governance breeds poverty and misery.

Finland Is About To End Poverty In Their Nation Forever — Here’s How

Finland Is About To End Poverty In Their Nation Forever — Here’s How

In the United States, this idea could lift 50 million people out of poverty — overnight.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
This Photo Of A Syrian Refugee Feeding The Homeless Puts The GOP To Shame (IMAGE)

This Photo Of A Syrian Refugee Feeding The Homeless Puts The GOP To Shame (IMAGE)

One Syrian refugee does more for the homeless than a Republican ever would.

by Vera· · News
Climate Change May Force 100 Million People Into Poverty (VIDEO)

Climate Change May Force 100 Million People Into Poverty (VIDEO)

The fossil fuel industry is destroying decades of human progress.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
Carly Fiorina Finally Admits She Lied About This Issue (VIDEO)

Carly Fiorina Finally Admits She Lied About This Issue (VIDEO)

Amazing. Carly Fiorina finally admits she lied about an issue.

by Oliver Willis· · News
Ann Coulter Is Mad At Tea Party Caucus: Paul Ryan’s Fake On Poverty, Weak On Immigration

Ann Coulter Is Mad At Tea Party Caucus: Paul Ryan’s Fake On Poverty, Weak On Immigration

Ann Coulter prefers to invent her own reality, require others live in it and then only visit from time to time.

by Sarah Burris· · News
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8 Disgusting Things To Remind You Just Who Right-Wing Soon-To-Be Speaker Paul Ryan Really Is (IMAGES)

From Ayn Rand to Medicare vouchers and fetal personhood laws, this dude is bad news for America. Here’s why you should be worried…

by Sarah Burris· · News
Paul Ryan Demands Work/Life Balance – But Only For Himself

Paul Ryan Demands Work/Life Balance – But Only For Himself

Paul Ryan wants a bigger role without compromising his family time. The rest of us aren’t so lucky.

by Vera· · News
Bride Uses Canceled Wedding To Feed The Homeless (VIDEO)

Bride Uses Canceled Wedding To Feed The Homeless (VIDEO)

She used a moment of loss to take care of her community.

by Vera· · News
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New York Times Writer To Jeb Bush: F*ck You For Blaming Poverty On Poor Families (SCREENSHOT)

A New York Times staffer said to Jeb Bush what most Americans would like to say: F*ck you.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Tennessee Republicans Try Drug Testing Welfare Applicants, It Fails Spectacularly

Tennessee’s “fiscal conservatives” tried to save money by screwing the poor — and guess how that turned out?

by Jameson Parker· · News
Working Moms Respond To Bill O’Reilly’s Claim That Child Hunger Is ‘A Total Lie’ (VIDEO)

Working Moms Respond To Bill O’Reilly’s Claim That Child Hunger Is ‘A Total Lie’ (VIDEO)

Four working mothers who have struggled to feed their kids set the privileged Fox host straight.

by Vera· · News
Chick-fil-A Is Giving 100 People Free Food All Year – But There’s An Un-Christian-Like Catch

Chick-fil-A Is Giving 100 People Free Food All Year – But There’s An Un-Christian-Like Catch

Can you believe such a God-loving organization would do something like this?

by Vera· · News
Women In Baltimore Housing Project Forced To Trade Sex For Basic Repairs (VIDEO)

Women In Baltimore Housing Project Forced To Trade Sex For Basic Repairs (VIDEO)

What these women went through is despicable.

by Vera· · News