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Top 10 Solutions to Cut Poverty and Grow the Middle Class

Date: February 1, 2015 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, News, News,

Source: Talkpoverty.org U.S. Census Bureau released its annual figures on income, poverty, and health insurance. It revealed that four years into the economic recovery, economic insecurity remains widespread, and low- and middle-income workers have seen no significant wage growth over the past decade. With the poverty rate at an unacceptable 14.5 percent and economic inequality stuck at historically high levels, …


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The 10 worst things Wal-Mart did in 2014

Date: January 4, 2015 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, News, News,

Source: Salon.com From mistreating pregnant workers to illegally disciplining workers fighting for change, Walmart has stooped to dismal lows in 2014. In its hunt for endless profit, the world’s largest private employer continues to do everything in its power to squeeze workers and silence those who speak out. Fortunately, a growing number of workers are standing up through OUR Walmart, a community …