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Jeb calls for ending food stamps, replacing them with opportunity and marriage

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Too little, too late.
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Pope Francis says we can’t address AIDS epidemic until we eradicate poverty

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Only one bad thing can exist at a time, says one of the world’s leading moral authority figures.
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New research links poverty to lower cognitive development in children

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Poverty is a public health issue.
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Study quantifies how much welfare spending goes to subsidizing low wages

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What could America do with an extra $153 billion dollars?
Rich 1%

Richest 1% will control 50% of wealth by 2016

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Oxfam: “85 billionaires have the same wealth as the bottom half of the world’s population.”
Dinnertime at St Pancras Workhouse, London.

Democrats need to think bigger on economic inequality

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We have an economic system designed to protect and perpetuate the concentration of wealth at the highest bracket.
How people think income is distributed vs. how it's really distributed

Five reasons to consider a Basic Guaranteed Income for all Americans

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They offer a Guaranteed Basic Income in Alaska. Why not in the lower 48 states?
Girl pulling a coal tub in mine. From official report of the parliamentary commission in the mid 19th century.

We could solve unemployment immediately if we wanted to. Read 2 “sensible” proposals.

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We could have zero unemployment today, except for one thing — the need to punish the poor.
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Poor people are intentionally getting arrested to access mental health treatment

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30% to 50% of inmates in the New York City jail system have a psychiatric diagnosis.

Kevin “Shark Tank” O’Leary: “Fantastic” that 85 people have same wealth as 3.5bn others

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O’Leary thinks it’s “fantastic” that the world’s richest 85 people have the same wealth as the poorest 3.5bn.
Free health and dental clinic by Remote Area Medical during the week of August 19, 2009, Los Angeles, California. (spirit of america /

“Texas’ Other Death Penalty“

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A look at health care in America.
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Gay groups criticized for pursuing marriage equality when people are poor

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“How is [gay] marriage going to protect you from poverty?”

Are gays selling out by seeking the right to marry?

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Some want gay rights groups to stop working on marriage, and even ENDA, and instead focus on poverty & race.
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