All news tagged with #Poverty

Jon Queally, USA 02/01/2018 0

‘Billionaire Boom’: While World’s Richest 1% Took 82% of All New Wealth in 2017, Bottom Half Got Zero, Zilch, Nada

A new billionaire was created every two days last year and now, according to Oxfam, just 42 individuals own as much wealth as the world's poorest 3.7 billion people
David Swanson, USA 01/19/2018 0

Billboards, Bases, and Baltimore

The nonprofit organization World Beyond War has put up a billboard in Baltimore stating that “3% of U.S. military spending could end starvation on earth.”
Jason Fernandes, USA 11/06/2017 0

D.C. Residents Are Fighting a Slumlord to Regain Control of Their Neighborhood

For the past four years, tenants in the five-building complex above the Congress Heights metro station have dealt with horrific conditions: cockroaches, rats, bedbugs, persistent flooding, roofs caving in.
Daniel Hemel, USA 10/11/2017 0

The Fight for $7.25

The Supreme Court is poised to deal a devastating blow to minimum wage workers.
Jessica Bruder, USA 10/05/2017 0

How the Gig Economy Has Created Permanent Low-Wage Nomads

How the Gig Economy Has Created Permanent Low-Wage Nomads