poverty

Hungry For Change–World Hunger Linked To A Changing Climate (Video)

Hungry For Change–World Hunger Linked To A Changing Climate (Video)

815 million people around the world went hungry last year. This, according to the latest data from the United Nations, is the first increase in global hunger in more than 15 years. Sweeping initiatives from nations all over the world slashed the undernourished population in half between 1990 and 2015. Seeking to eradicate hunger by […]

Democrats Need To Fight For Alabama Senate Seat — Even If May They Lose (VIDEO)

Democrats Need To Fight For Alabama Senate Seat — Even If May They Lose (VIDEO)

There’s very little doubt that Roy Moore, the controversial far-right conservative who won the GOP primary runoff race on Tuesday night, is the clear favorite to win in the general election that’s slated for December against Democrat Doug Jones. Alabama, which President Donald Trump won by almost 30 points last fall, is among the reddest […]

Trump Slashing Housing Funds For The Needy But Protecting Millions In Subsidies He Receives

Trump Slashing Housing Funds For The Needy But Protecting Millions In Subsidies He Receives

As President Trump and the GOP-controlled Congress begin their coordinated assault on the most vulnerable members of American society, rest assured that they and their wealthy contributors won’t have to sacrifice anything. From health care to taxes, food assistance to housing, Republicans plan to cut away billions of dollars currently being used to provide a […]

Trump Wants To Impose A Fee On Small Grocery Stores That Serve Food Stamp Recipients (VIDEO)

Trump Wants To Impose A Fee On Small Grocery Stores That Serve Food Stamp Recipients (VIDEO)

Republicans love to tout “smaller government” and “protecting small business owners.” Well, if the facade hasn’t fallen away yet, perhaps the next installment of targeted genocide against the poor emanating from the Trump administration will deliver the message. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) stated last week the White House seeks to impose fees on retailers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition […]

Healthcare Is A Right: The Healthcare Problem Is An Economy Solution (VIDEO)

Healthcare Is A Right: The Healthcare Problem Is An Economy Solution (VIDEO)

Is healthcare a privilege? Or is healthcare a right? It’s a nuanced debate. When it comes to that debate, according to Kevin D. Williamson in his article The ‘Right’ to Healthcare: “There isn’t one.” That’s certainly a hard pill to swallow, particularly for people with chronic illness, or perhaps more popularly, “preexisting conditions.” It’s a term […]

Poverty-Stricken People Are Kept Poor By Profiteering Vultures (VIDEO)

Poverty-Stricken People Are Kept Poor By Profiteering Vultures (VIDEO)

When you think of someone living in poverty what comes to mind? The word “lazy” maybe? Perhaps “lack of morals” is a phrase you think of? Even the term “irresponsible” may come into play? This is the stereotype faced by a massive part of the United States’ population that lives at or below the “poverty line.” This […]

Poor, Minority WV Students Face Warlike Conditions That Betsy DeVos Threatens Nationwide (VIDEO)

Poor, Minority WV Students Face Warlike Conditions That Betsy DeVos Threatens Nationwide (VIDEO)

Going to school in Harrison County, West Virginia, can be a great experience full of hope and a bright outlook for the future. The only catch is that you need to make sure you live in the right area. You should also be okay with prayers in schools despite the law. Finally, you should probably […]

Poverty-Stricken WV Trump Voters Will Suffer BIGLY From Their God’s New Budget (VIDEO)

Poverty-Stricken WV Trump Voters Will Suffer BIGLY From Their God’s New Budget (VIDEO)

The weather-beaten ‘Trump 2016’ signs that litter my home state of West Virginia are in your face daily. People in WV showed up in force to vote for now President Donald Trump. WV is one of the poorest states in the U.S. The state debt has been in the local news almost nightly. The state […]

Trump’s Budget Coupled With Trumpcare Is A Clear And Present Danger To Millions Of Americans (TWEETS)

Trump’s Budget Coupled With Trumpcare Is A Clear And Present Danger To Millions Of Americans (TWEETS)

The GOP’s plan for replacing Obamacare was recently released and we learned that 24 million Americans will lose their coverage under this new plan. It has received scathing reviews from both sides of the isle and multiple organizations. It’s so bad that it is the only thing that President Trump does not want his name […]

BREAKING: GOP Released ACA Replacement – And It’s As Bad As We Predicted (VIDEO)

BREAKING: GOP Released ACA Replacement – And It’s As Bad As We Predicted (VIDEO)

The Republican version of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), AKA Obamacare, has been made public. It’s as bad as we knew it would be. The bill, named the American Health Care Act (AHCA), outlines the systematic dismantling of access to healthcare for millions of Americans. This “healthcare plan” would eliminate the mandate. It would also […]

WATCH: Bernie Sanders Unleashes Blistering Attack On Trump’s Address To Congress

WATCH: Bernie Sanders Unleashes Blistering Attack On Trump’s Address To Congress

Whilst many in the media were falling over themselves to congratulate President Donald Trump on not having subjected Congress to seven shades of crazy in his speech last night, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) launched a blistering attack on the contents of the speech itself. Noting the importance of what was not said — especially on […]

Trump’s First Congressional Address Proves That A Polished Turd Is Still A Turd (VIDEO)

Trump’s First Congressional Address Proves That A Polished Turd Is Still A Turd (VIDEO)

Democrats prepared for the joint congressional address by inviting dreamers and carefully coordinating their attire. Even before President Donald Trump took the stage, Democrats in congress had a game-plan in place to send a strong message. The Hill reported: “It’s a shift in tactics for Democrats, some of whom skipped Trump’s inauguration last month in […]

Living Liberal In Coal Country- Trump’s Appeal To West Virginia Voters (VIDEO)

Living Liberal In Coal Country- Trump’s Appeal To West Virginia Voters (VIDEO)

Being a liberal, I am a loyal fan of Real Time with Bill Maher. The last two episodes contain references about West Virginia. In light of Congress’ latest move to lift protections of streams from coal mining, I began to research. Like most liberals, I assumed the “silent majority” was simply code for dormant racists who […]

WATCH: Tenants In Danger And Dying As Slumlords Rake In Taxpayer Dollars

WATCH: Tenants In Danger And Dying As Slumlords Rake In Taxpayer Dollars

Two infant girls were burnt to death in a South Bronx, New York apartment building used to temporarily house homeless families Wednesday when a radiator exploded. An investigation by Fire Department officials revealed unsafe conditions, prompting further scrutiny into the already controversial cluster site housing program run by New York City’s Department of Homeless Services […]

Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick Hates Workers – Even His Own (VIDEO)

Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick Hates Workers – Even His Own (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump spoke to angry whites who were tired of living in poverty and seeing their jobs outsourced to other countries. His choice for Labor Secretary isn’t so worker-friendly, though. Andy Puzder is the Chief Executive Officer of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, the former of which is notorious for provocative burger ads that objectify […]

Jamie Dimon: ‘Get An Airplane’ ‘Travel To Europe’ ‘Americans Have It Good’ (VIDEO)

Jamie Dimon: ‘Get An Airplane’ ‘Travel To Europe’ ‘Americans Have It Good’ (VIDEO)

Out of touch much, Mr. Dimon? If you’ve felt that America has seen better times, you’re not alone. The Happy Planet Index gives the country a rank of 108th overall out of 140 countries in total. Specifically, they reference economic inequality as one of the major challenges facing the nation, stating that 1 in 6 […]

Trump Thinks 50 Percent Of Us Are Deadbeats – And No Media Mentioned It (VIDEO)

Trump Thinks 50 Percent Of Us Are Deadbeats – And No Media Mentioned It (VIDEO)

This entire election year has been a total circus. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is just a firehose of vulgar, racist, bigoted comments. He made such a huge deal out of Romney’s 47 percent gaffe in 2012, but he made his own 50 percent comment and no one has heard about it. This should’ve been all over the […]

DOJ: Keeping Poor People Who Can’t Post Bail In Jail Is Unconstitutional (VIDEO)

DOJ: Keeping Poor People Who Can’t Post Bail In Jail Is Unconstitutional (VIDEO)

The Justice Department has declared that holding people in jail because they cannot afford to post bail is unconstitutional. The DOJ made its statement in a court filing Thursday. The DOJ is weighing in on the case of Maurice Walker of Calhoun, Georgia. Walker was arrested for being drunk in public. He spent six nights in […]

WATCH: Trump Practically Begs African-Americans To Vote For Him

WATCH: Trump Practically Begs African-Americans To Vote For Him

At a campaign rally in Dimondale, Michigan tonight, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made an appeal to African-Americans to take a risk and cast their ballot for him in November. Trump said: “You’re living in poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs, 58 percent of your youth is unemployed. What the hell […]

Where Were The #AllLivesMatter People From 1619-1968, When #AllLivesDidntMatter

Where Were The #AllLivesMatter People From 1619-1968, When #AllLivesDidntMatter

The hashtag #BlackLivesMatter has been met with a surprising amount of controversy. Unfortunately, some people have interpreted Black Lives Matter to mean, only Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter was never meant to dismiss another group of people. The hashtag was coined to draw attention to racial inequality in the United States. When activist came […]

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