Post Tagged with: "poverty"

Officials Caught Falsifying Records To Deny Food Stamps To Families With Less Than $100 (VIDEO)

Officials Caught Falsifying Records To Deny Food Stamps To Families With Less Than $100 (VIDEO)

Reports indicate that at least five workers in the New Mexico Human Services department confessed to fudging records to deny aid to needy families.

by Shannon Barber· · News
Israeli PM Rejects Obama’s $40 Billion Aid Offer, Demands More While America’s Children Go Hungry

Israeli PM Rejects Obama’s $40 Billion Aid Offer, Demands More While America’s Children Go Hungry

It’s time for America to take care of its children, its sick, and its hungry rather than this welfare moocher.

by Marcus Aurelius· · News
Poverty Kills As The Rich Live Longer Than Ever (INFOGRAPHIC)

Poverty Kills As The Rich Live Longer Than Ever (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Republican war on poor people has been killing Americans and now we have the proof.

To Understand Why MILLIONS Support Bernie Sanders, Watch His New Ad (VIDEO)

To Understand Why MILLIONS Support Bernie Sanders, Watch His New Ad (VIDEO)

This video will inspire you and leave you in tears.

by Marcus Aurelius· · News
Are Republicans Abandoning Their War On The Poor To Fight Back Against Trump?

Are Republicans Abandoning Their War On The Poor To Fight Back Against Trump?

Paul Ryan embraces compassion and understanding for the poor?! Was he cloned and replaced by an alien?!

Photo courtesy of Flickr. Taken in 2006.

GOP Governor Blocks Minimum Wage Increase, Gives Staff +$70k Raise

From Restricting the right to vote to using $1.8 million to renovate his beach house, Republican Governor of Alabama now sinks to a new low with awarding his staff with $73, 405 raises after blocking a minimum wage increase in Birmingham.

by Mike Sainato· · News
Right Wing Elites Declare Total War On Poor White Communities

Right Wing Elites Declare Total War On Poor White Communities

“Forget all your cheap theatrical Bruce Springsteen crap. Forget your sanctimony about struggling Rust Belt factory towns” The elites are not even TRYING to hide their contempt for what they used to call “The REAL America.”

‘Not My Problem’ Is The Conservative Answer To Everything

‘Not My Problem’ Is The Conservative Answer To Everything

Conservatism is the art of hurting others to elevate yourself.

Former U.S. Senator Mark Dayton answers a question before an audience at the DFL Gubernatorial Debate at the Hopkins Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, November 24, 2009.

Billionaire Liberal Governor Boosted State’s Economy By Taxing The Rich

How a billionaire Democratic Governor, against Republican opposition, boosted his state’s economy by taxing the rich and raising the minimum wage.

by Mike Sainato· · News
Photos from a Bernie Sanders for President campaign event. The audience was primarily students and young adults asking the U.S. Senator from Vermont about issues ranging from education to immigration to crime to child care. The event was held at Creative Visions, an organization founded by former Des Moines School Board member and current State Representative Ako Abdul-Samad

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Bernie Sanders Releases Mini-Documentary On Florida’s Migrant Workers (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders releases mini-documentary commercial on his efforts in the Senate to improve the lives of some of Florida’s most vulnerable residents.

by Mike Sainato· · News
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Republican Governor Scott Walker Makes Poverty Hit Highest Level In 30 Years

Under Governor Scott Walker’s watch, the state of Wisconsin is still reeling from the 2008 economic recession.

by Mike Sainato· · News
Child poverty and the one percent: Sodahead.

‘Pro-Life’ Republican Blocks Food For Children

Only a Republican could single-handedly block feeding 20 million children suffering from food insecurity and still, with a straight face, claim to be ‘pro-life.’

Yelp Fires Employee After Her Brutal Complaint About Low Wages Goes Viral (TWEETS/IMAGES)

Yelp Fires Employee After Her Brutal Complaint About Low Wages Goes Viral (TWEETS/IMAGES)

No one should have to struggle like this – or lose their job for speaking out.

by Vera· · News
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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.