Tag Archive: poverty

Jul 30 2012

Marching towards greater inequality

The world’s super rich, according to a new report, are squirreling away phenomenal quantities of their cash in secret tax havens. By Sam Pizzigati Are America’s rich getting richer? Certainly. Every official yardstick shows that America’s most affluent are upping their incomes much faster than everyone else. How fast? Between 1980 and 2010, note economists …

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Nov 01 2011

Tax Wall Street to heal America

The nation’s nurses are calling for a tax on financial transactions to begin raising the revenue needed to fix the nation’s growing social crisis. By Deborah Burger National Nurses United, America’s largest union of RNs, is sounding an alarm. We’ve organized rallies in New York, Boston, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, and Las Vegas, …

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Aug 09 2011

The defense industry threatens America’s economy

By Williams Collins Weapons are Our biggest threat; For falling deeper Into debt. India has the military-industrial complex all figured out. So does Saudi Arabia. Neither of them has one. Who needs to build weapons when you can simply buy them at a discount elsewhere? Not that anyone really needs so many weapons anyway, but …

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Aug 02 2011

Shredding the safety net

By William A. Collins America’s wealthy, That’s for sure; Why then pauperize The poor? There’s widespread poverty in America today, though it’s sometimes hard to see how bad it is. Real estate development techniques and zoning rules, plus a healthy dollop of discrimination, force most poor people to live and work in neighborhoods many of …

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May 04 2011

Circles selected for publicity

The ongoing and uplifting story of Longview families pulling themselves up from poverty is to be broadcast in a nationally distributed video as part of the Faces of Circles Tour. Longview is one of seven communities participating in Partners in Prevention’s Circles of East Texas project, and will be publicized in a live video chronicling …

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Jan 31 2011

Junior League bankrolls Newgate Mission

“We cannot shut our eyes to the plight of the poor.”–Longview Junior League President Amy Williams

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Jan 05 2011

World Café slates ‘Pay a bill or buy a meal’

January is National Poverty in America Awareness Month.  Partners in Prevention’s Circles Guiding Coalition will host a World Café – Pay a Bill, or Buy a Meal? The event will take place on Tuesday, January 18, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center, 100 Grand Blvd.  The World …

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