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Congress Gives Poor The Big Freeze
As the nation endures a deep freeze, Congress is making sure poor Americans stay cold...and hungry. Read more...
Food stamp cuts affect people already struggling to pay rent, medical bills and transportation costs. Read more...
Greg Kaufmann, poverty correspondent for The Nation, says the poor in America are demonized to justify huge cuts in crucial programs for low-income Americans. Read more...
On any given day, we have about 2.3 million people behind bars in federal, state and local facilities. Read more...
Tax the rich: An animated fairy tale, is narrated by Ed Asner, with animation by Mike Konopacki. Written and directed by Fred Glass for the California Federation of Teachers. An 8 minute video about how we arrived at this moment of poorly Read more...

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Remember this? When Mittens said he didn't care about the very poor? It's true, he really didn't. Top Romney adviser Stuart Stevens confirmed that attitude in an op-ed written for the Washington Post. He actually brags about winning Read more...
Democracy Now! is broadcasting under power outage conditions as they, and much of New York City, are without electricity after Superstorm Sandy pounded the East Coast. They continue their coverage of Sandy by looking at how it has impacted Read more...
Separate federal panels struck down two Texas voting provisions. A look at examples of discrimination they found. Read more...
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Time to Rebel! Five Ways We Can Break the Big Banks' Death Grip on the Economy Wall Street’s incredible greed and arrogance may have finally handed us the tools and leverage we need. Read it at Truthout. Court orders Occupy Hong Read more...