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VIDEO: Hungry for Change? With Sixty Million Americans Going Hungry, Washington Needs to Make Not War
VIDEO: Hungry for Change? With Sixty Million Americans Going Hungry, Washington Needs to Make Not War
October 5, 2021

It’s hard to believe that hunger is still a major issue in our high-tech 21st century and, that it is an ever growing problem in “the richest nation on Earth”.

America, With 4.21% of World’s Population, Has 16% of Covid-19 Deaths. Why?
October 4, 2021

America operates a global empire, but its billionaires are never satisfied, and are determined for it to encompass every nation. The billionaires control their Government; the American public do not.

America, With 4.21% of World’s Population, Has 16% of Covid-19 Deaths. Why?
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Hungry for Change? With Sixty Million Americans Going Hungry, the United States Needs to Make Peace Not War
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Hungry for Change? With Sixty Million Americans Going Hungry, the United States Needs to Make Peace Not War
October 1, 2021

The United States cannot afford to maintain a war economy. Such a hyper-militarized economy is inciting dangerous tensions between nuclear powers, as well as eroding the very material foundations of American society.

COVID and the Minimum Wage: It Hurts
September 26, 2021

By Peter Van BUREN Covid caused a very odd thing: the working poor got a raise. Via stimulus checks, federally-funded jumps in unemployment payments, and looser state-based unemployment qualifications (specifically including gig workers and independent contractors who weren’t before eligible for regular unemployment benefits) they […]

COVID and the Minimum Wage: It Hurts
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Homelessness Is Becoming a Crisis of Epic Proportions in the United States
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Homelessness Is Becoming a Crisis of Epic Proportions in the United States
June 19, 2021

No matter what our leaders do, the homelessness crisis in this country just seems to keep escalating. Vast numbers of our fellow citizens will be sleeping on the streets tonight, and many more will soon be joining them.

A Hollow Victory for American Workers
March 16, 2021

Because American workers are entitled to a safe workplace, a minimum wage, and other such luxuries, Nike shifted its manufacturing base to more employer-friendly countries like communist China. Thus began Nike’s transition to one of the most infamous employers of sweatshop labor since the Victorian Age.

A Hollow Victory for American Workers
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The Urban Poor Are Paying a Steep ‘Murder Tax’ Since 2020
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The Urban Poor Are Paying a Steep ‘Murder Tax’ Since 2020
March 9, 2021

While COVID-19 imposed a terrible toll in death and economic destruction in 2020, another epidemic devastates American communities both financially and personally—violence.

America’s Richest 1% Owned 5% in 1990, Own 36% Today
January 6, 2021

More and more of the country being owned by the richest 1%, more and more of the Government is also being controlled by the richest 1%, because money brings power, Eric Zuesse writes.

America’s Richest 1% Owned 5% in 1990, Own 36% Today
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