Poverty & Social Inequality

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I heard a child’s voice outside—a little girl was coming towards me, pointing in the direction of the worst damaged part of the school, saying: “My class was there.”


The cost of living continues to go up and incomes continue to go down. It is truly frightening to think about what this country is going to look like if current trends continue.


While Wall Street exerts a decisive influence on policy and legislation pertaining to the government shutdown, these same major financial institutions also control the movement of currency markets, commodity and stock markets through large scale operations in derivative trade.


Hundreds of poor people waiting outside of a closed grocery store for the possibility of getting the remaining food is not the picture of the “American Dream.” Yet on March 23, outside the Laney Walker Supermarket in Augusta, Ga., that is exactly what happened.

What’s Wrong with Britain? Poor Housing, Education and Health in Crisis By Lesley Docksey, October 05, 2015
The US Gazes Into the Islamophobic Abyss By Christian Christensen, September 30, 2015
China – Ghost Cities. 64 Million Empty Apartments in China By Global Research News, September 30, 2015
Growing Poverty and Despair in America
What’s Behind the “Growth” of Whites in United States Cities? By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 29, 2015
The “Hard-Landing” Has Arrived: Chinese Coal Company Fires 100,000 By Tyler Durden, September 28, 2015
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The Global Economic Crisis, The Great Depression of the XXI Century. By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 27, 2015
Jeremy Corbyn’s Economic Vision By Stephen Lendman, September 27, 2015
Reversing the Tide of Water Privatization By Tom Lawson, September 27, 2015
European Union Adopts Plan to Keep Out Refugees By Martin Kreickenbaum, September 24, 2015
“Neoliberal Barbarity”: There Is Nothing to Celebrate after Sunday’s Greek Elections By Theodoros Karyotis, September 24, 2015
Ahmed Mohamed and Abdulrahman al-Awlaki: Obama’s Kill List Hypocrisy By Margaret Kimberley, September 23, 2015
‘Migrant Crisis: Result of EU Blindly Joining US Strategy’ By Živadin Jovanović, September 23, 2015
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Debunking the Myth of American Exceptionalism By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, September 23, 2015
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Refugee Crisis: Brought to You by Western Imperialism By Andre Vltchek, September 22, 2015
Imprisoned by Injustice, Judge Refuses to Release Last of ‘Angola Three’ By Lauren McCauley, September 22, 2015
US Presidential Candidates Demean Muslims and Hugo Chavez By Stephen Lendman, September 19, 2015
Trump: ‘We’re Gonna Be Looking Into’ How We Can Get Rid of All the Muslims By Jon Queally, September 18, 2015
Rights Group: More Than 1,991 Palestinian Children Killed Since 2000 By Maan Independent News Agency, September 18, 2015
Resources Squandered on Britain’s War Machine Could Save Millions from Starvation By Daniel Jakopovich, September 18, 2015
The Plight of Migrant Workers in the Middle East and North Africa
The Plight of Migrant Workers in the Middle East and North Africa By Simba Russeau, September 17, 2015
The Migration War. Pathbreaking Documentary By South Front, September 17, 2015
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Monsanto’s ‘Hand of God’: Planned Obsolescence of the Indian Farmer By Colin Todhunter, September 17, 2015
China: Reformers and Compradors By Prof. James Petras, September 11, 2015
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Housing Misery in the World: the EU’s “Refugee Quota System” By Binoy Kampmark, September 10, 2015
Refugee Crisis in Europe: Popular Support for Migrants Confronts Official Inhumanity By Ulrich Rippert, September 09, 2015
Global Financial Conflagration: The World of Fiat Money is Buckling under the Pressure of Unpayable Debts
The Myth of a Moral Capitalism By Richard Becker, September 08, 2015
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African American Jobless Rate Remains High By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 07, 2015
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Hungary’s Recipe for Asylum Seekers: “European Christianity is Threatened, Militarization of the Refugee Issue in full Swing” By Binoy Kampmark, September 05, 2015
Low-Wage America. Protracted Main Street Depression. Economic Recovery is an Illusion By Stephen Lendman, September 05, 2015
Who Is Responsible for the Refugee Crisis in Europe? By Bill Van Auken, September 04, 2015
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Thousands of Refugees Held at Budapest Train Station By Markus Salzmann, September 03, 2015
Calls Rise for Blair to Face War Crimes Trial
Tony Blair Is Living in a State of Deluded Denial By Michael Meacher, September 02, 2015
“Destabilization of Africa and the Middle East Prompts Millions to Flee”: Mass Migration Deaths Caused by US Foreign Policy By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 01, 2015
Ten Years after Katrina: Natural Disaster or Forced Removals and Mass Impoverishment? By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 01, 2015
Tales of Darkness: Europe’s Refugee Woes By Binoy Kampmark, August 31, 2015
Robots Will Cut 25% of US Jobs in 4 years, Transform Workforce By RT, August 29, 2015
Some of the millions of people who have fled Syria. Photo credit: The UN Refugee Agency / G. Gubaeva
The Refugees are the Victims of US-NATO led Wars: The Migrants’ “Long March” across the Balkans to Western Europe By Andrew Korybko, August 29, 2015
Hurricane Katrina: Tragedy in New Orleans. Inertia of the Bush Administration
“Disaster Scenario” of Hurricane Katrina Was Held in July 2004, One Year Prior to the August 29, 2005 Disaster By Global Research, August 29, 2015
Looting Made Easy: the $2 Trillion Buyback Binge By Mike Whitney, August 28, 2015
Ten Years Since Hurricane Katrina: A Social and Political Crime By Joseph Kishore, August 27, 2015
Fifty Refugees Die in Ship’s Hold in New Mediterranean Migrant Tragedy By Robert Stevens, August 27, 2015
The Greek Elections and the EU Bailout: From Hope to Fear and Despair. Greece’s National Wealth For Sale By Prof. James Petras, August 26, 2015
Attacks on Refugee Camp Encouraged by German Government’s Right-wing Policies By Christoph Dreier, August 26, 2015
Israel’s Bedouin denied right to elections
Racism and Apartheid: Better to Be a Dog Than Bedouin in Israel By Jonathan Cook, August 26, 2015
Tourism Disaster Temptation: The Case of Nepal By Binoy Kampmark, August 25, 2015
Macedonian Government Cracks Down on Refugees By Markus Salzmann, August 25, 2015
US Campaign against Racism, Police Violence and Poverty By Abayomi Azikiwe, August 25, 2015
Gaza in Ruins a Year After Israeli Aggression By Stephen Lendman, August 24, 2015
South Sudan Civil War: Collapsed Economy, On the Verge of Starvation By Antony Loewenstein, August 24, 2015
Nearly 14 Million Americans Live in Neighborhoods of Extreme Poverty By Evan Blake, August 24, 2015
Palestine, “Dying of Thirst”. The Drought is Deliberately Inflicted by Israel By Laith Shakir, August 24, 2015
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More than Forty Percent of American Children Are Living in Poverty By Thomas Riggins, August 24, 2015
The Economic Elite Versus The People of the USA:  In our Nation’s History, the Stakes have Never been Higher
Ending Government Rule of the Elites, by the Elites, for the Elites By Robert Abele, August 23, 2015
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The Seamless Web Of Liberty By Rep. Ron Paul, August 21, 2015
Crisis of America's Healthcare System
Towards the Privatization of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS)? By Robin Chang, August 21, 2015
Europe's Horrific Mistreatment of Migrants By Stephen Lendman, August 21, 2015
The Threats And Costs Of War By John Scales Avery, August 20, 2015
Greece’s Bailout: “Creating a Corporate paradise in the Mediterranean” By Global Justice Now, August 20, 2015
Precursor To Civil Unrest: Millions Of Americans Rush To Food Banks By Michael Snyder, August 20, 2015
The Political Mystery Surrounding Jeremy Corbyn and the UK Budget Deficit By Jeremy Smith, August 19, 2015
Greece: What Future for Yanis Varoufakis? A Man of the “System” Rebelling against It By Jacques Sapir, August 19, 2015
Monsanto’s Roundup Shown to be Ravaging Butterfly Population
“Butterfly Prison”. The New World Order of Poverty, Oppression, Despair and Destitution By Andre Vltchek, August 19, 2015
Détroit : Une économie américaine en ruine
“Jobless Recovery” and Bankruptcy in Detroit By Abayomi Azikiwe, August 18, 2015
Greek Parliament Votes for New Round of Austerity Measures By Christoph Dreier and Chris Marsden, August 14, 2015
Infant Mortality Soars in Gaza after Eight Years of Israeli Siege By Maureen Clare Murphy, August 14, 2015
SYRIZA Votes for A Disastrous New EU Austerity Program. A New Popular Political Front against the EU Is Required By Stavros Mavroudeas, August 14, 2015
British Government Racism, Europe’s Shame? The Plight of Refugees and Migrants By Felicity Arbuthnot, August 13, 2015
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Canada’s National Leaders Debate 2015. “Why Has the Standard of Living of Most Canadian Families Declined?” By Lech Biegalski, August 12, 2015
Police Murder and Class Rule in America: 16 More Lives Claimed over the Past Week By Andre Damon, August 10, 2015
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A Cold Summer for Europe By Israel Shamir, August 10, 2015
Pillage and Class Polarization: The Rise of “Criminal Capitalism” By Prof. James Petras, August 09, 2015
Hundreds Dead as Refugee Boat Sinks in Mediterranean By Martin Kreickenbaum, August 07, 2015
50 Years After US Voting Rights Act, A New Fight for Democracy Demanded By Jon Queally, August 07, 2015
US, UK, World Bank Among Aid Donors Complicit in Ethiopia’s War on Indigenous Tribes, Opening the Way to International Agribusiness By Will Hurd, August 06, 2015
A Dead Lion and a Dead Black Man By Margaret Kimberley, August 06, 2015
Study: US Congress Literally Doesn’t Care What You Think By Global Research News, August 03, 2015
Kos, Bodrum: The Mediterranean’s Desperate Refugees and a Dying Child By Andre Vltchek, August 01, 2015
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Greece – The Refugee Crisis and the Horror of Europe By Peter Koenig, July 31, 2015
Right-wing Israeli Fanatic Stabs Six at Gay Rights Parade By Bill Van Auken, July 31, 2015
Ukraine Faces Mass Starvation and the Exodus of Millions, Says Bishop By Jonathan Luxmoore CNS, July 31, 2015