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Detroit Water Crisis Over? Not Yet

July 30, 2014
Over the past couple of months, the poor in Detroit have been battling it out with the local water company. Since mid-June 2014, there have been multiple reports on DetroitWaterBrigade.org that people with overdue bills are not...
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Paul Ryan’s poverty plan is a Trojan Horse

July 26, 2014
Republican Congressman Paul Ryan unveiled a new plan Thursday he says will eliminate poverty in America. Ryan called the War on Poverty a dismal failure, and said his plan will finally end poverty. He failed to mention, however, that the...
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Season of tragedy

July 26, 2014
Pondering through our minds wandering and asking the question what is really happening in the world, is a question most of us who are consciously aware of or world and surroundings are discussing. Tragedy here, tragedy there is the recurrent...
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Op-Ed: Where is the great American dream?

July 13, 2014
Today, there is a lot of talk about the wonders of science and technology, with little mention of any downside. The same science used to create medicine and jumbo jets has also resulted in nuclear and bio weapons and...
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Inequality across the globe, a focus on education

June 23, 2014
On Monday, American economist Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, says in a Washington Post op-ed, "But there is something absurd, and deeply troubling, about tens of millions of impoverished children being out of...
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No Rich Man Left Behind: Link to Homelessness

June 18, 2014
There are great discussions about our economy and how vast the United States deficit is and it seems that the United States Congress finds itself in a quandary as to how to fix it. Yet, there are those representatives...
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UCLA reports California health by race, ethnicity

June 17, 2014
On June 17, the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research issued a series of clearly presented fact sheets regarding health statistics for five California major ethnic and racial groups: Caucasians, Latinos, African Americans, Asians, and American Indians/Alaska Natives. In...
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Troll trope: How can libertarians sleep at night?

June 17, 2014
The website Libertarian Money got a troll letter that asked how libertarians can sleep at night "knowing the people you could hurt with the [expletive deleted] you write?" meaning that libertarians don't care about poor people...
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