A Reckoning With Reality: Hunger Stalks US Cities as Poverty Rises

By Phil Rockstroh

Witnessing the acts and utterances of Republican presidential candidates can be regarded as a helpful psychological exercise, a type of 'exposure therapy' involving the development of methods used to bear the presence of unbearable people who insist on evincing the history of human ignorance, duplicity and insanity.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article29996.htm



Democrats May Drop Millionaire Tax In Payroll Tax Fight

By Sam Stein

After months of arguing that millionaires should have to pay their fair share for the costs of the president s job bill, Democrats are poised to drop a provision that would make them do so.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article29998.htm



US Census Shows 1 In 2 People Are Poor Or Low-income

By Hope Yen

Squeezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans - nearly 1 in 2 - have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low income.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article29992.htm

--------

US Cities, Homes Echo with Pangs of Hunger, Poverty
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2011/12/15-2

--------

A proud, angry poor

The Nation
by Frances Fox Piven

12/14/11

Occupy Wall Street has thrust the issue of extreme inequality into the spotlight. The movement has spread so quickly and alarmed politicians not because of its rather small encampments but because its message resonates. Most people know, or at least half-know, that our problem is growing inequality, and they also know that government is complicit in the financially driven capitalism that is in the driver s seat. ... Still, the movement has to respond to the police sweeps of its encampments by becoming broader and more hard-hitting...

http://www.thenation.com/article/165158/proud-angry-poor



The making of the 99%

The Nation
by Barbara Ehrenreich & John Ehrenreich

12/14/11

They have been around for a long time in one form or another, but they began to emerge as a distinct and visible group, informally called the 'superrich,' only in recent years. Extravagant levels of consumption helped draw attention to them.... But as long as the middle class could still muster the credit for college tuition and occasional home improvements, it seemed churlish to complain. Then came the financial crash of 2007-08, followed by the Great Recession, and the 1 percent - to whom we had entrusted our pensions, our economy and our political system - stood revealed as a band of feckless, greedy narcissists, and possibly sociopaths...

http://www.thenation.com/article/165167/making-99


Informant: Thomas L. Knapp



http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=Republican
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=political+system
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=census
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=capitalism
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=recession
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=inequality
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=greed
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=wealthy
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=millionaire
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=sociopath
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=middle+class
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=poor
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=poverty
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=ignorance
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=duplicity
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=insanity
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=Wall+Street
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=OWS
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=Occupy+Movement
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=Phil+Rockstroh
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=Hope+Yen
http://freepage.twoday.net/search?q=Lucia+Mutikani
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=Frances+Fox+Piven
http://www.sharenews-blog.com:8090/helma/twoday/sharenews/search?q=Ehrenreich
-----

Trackback URL:
http://www.buergerwelle.de:8080/helma/twoday/sharenews/stories/13811/modTrackback

User Status

Du bist nicht angemeldet.

Suche

 

Aktuelle Beiträge

Call Jan. 6 What It Was:...
https://www.commondreams.o rg/views/2022/06/12/call-j an-6-what-it-was-explicit- attempt-stage-coup?utm_sou rce=daily_newsletter&utm_m edium=Email&utm_campaign=d aily_newsletter_op&utm_sou rce=Newsletter&utm_medium= email&utm_content=TOP+NEWS %3A++People+Over+Pentagon+ +Proposal+Would+Take+%2410 0+Billion+From+Pentagon+to +Fund+Social+Programs&utm_ campaign=TOP+NEWS%3A+Mon++ 6%2F13%2F22
Starmail - 14. Jun, 05:34
GOP Declares Deadly Capitol...
https://www.commondreams.o rg/news/2022/02/04/gop-dec lares-deadly-capitol-attac k-legitimate-political-dis course
Starmail - 5. Feb, 05:41
Afghanistan May Forever...
https://www.commondreams.o rg/views/2021/08/31/afghan istan-may-forever-be-grave yard-empires?utm_term=AO&u tm_campaign=Daily%20Newsle tter&utm_content=email&utm _source=Daily%20Newsletter &utm_medium=Email
Starmail - 1. Sep, 05:15
The Crimes of the West...
https://www.commondreams.o rg/views/2021/08/19/crimes -west-afghanistan-and-suff ering-remains?utm_term=AO& utm_campaign=Daily%20Newsl etter&utm_content=email&ut m_source=Daily%20Newslette r&utm_medium=Email
Starmail - 20. Aug, 05:11
Greed and Consumption:...
https://www.commondreams.o rg/views/2021/08/13/greed- and-consumption-why-world- burning?utm_term=AO&utm_ca mpaign=Daily%20Newsletter& utm_content=email&utm_sour ce=Daily%20Newsletter&utm_ medium=Email
Starmail - 14. Aug, 05:42

Status

Online seit 1601 Tagen
Zuletzt aktualisiert: 14. Jun, 05:34

Credits

twoday.org

powered by Antville powered by Helma


  • xml version of this page

Afghanistan
Animal Protection - Tierschutz
Australia - Australien
Bahrain
Big Brother - NWO
Britain
Canada - Kanada
Chemtrails
China
Civil Rights - Buergerrechte - Politik
Cuts in Social Welfare - Sozialabbau
Cyber-Mobbing
Death Penalty - Todesstrafe
Disclaimer
Egypt
Environment Protection - Umweltschutz
... weitere
Profil
Abmelden
Weblog abonnieren