Poverty

Dad Raises Nearly $25,000 To Pay Off Seattle School Lunch Debt – Video

Dad Raises Nearly $25,000 To Pay Off Seattle School Lunch Debt – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Did you know: Nationally, children in 75 percent of school districts rely on their schools to provide lunch at least some of the time. Seattle resident Jeff Lew remembers how it felt to be on the receiving end of taunts and shaming because his family couldn’t afford to […]

In Case You’ve Forgotten: The Top 10 Liberal Victories Of The Last 200 Years

In Case You’ve Forgotten: The Top 10 Liberal Victories Of The Last 200 Years

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Sure, times ahead will be rough for us Progressives, but we’ve faced the forces of austerity and plunder before. Here are but a few of the liberal victories that improved our country in the last 200 years — some after rather massive battles. If you look at the record […]

Pope Calls Corporations ‘Bloodsuckers’ For Exploiting Workers

Pope Calls Corporations ‘Bloodsuckers’ For Exploiting Workers

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The pope delivered a mass this week in which he called corporations “bloodsuckers” for how they treat and exploit their workers. In case you were looking for another reason to love Pope Francis, one of his recent masses might give you one. Of course, if you’re a Republican […]

This Little Girl Needs to Go Home, But Can’t. Why? Her Family Doesn’t Have Water.

This Little Girl Needs to Go Home, But Can’t. Why? Her Family Doesn’t Have Water.

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Availability of potable water is one of the leading issues of the Twenty-First Century. Baby Lisa was born with a condition that is fixable via transplant. But doctors will not allow her to get one. Why? Because her family does not have running water. Like 1.7 million other […]

Low-Income Communities Targeted For Hazardous Waste Sites

Low-Income Communities Targeted For Hazardous Waste Sites

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit If you think what was done to Flint, Michigan is an isolated case, think again. As Michael Moore pointed out during his appearance last night on MSNBC, there are towns and cities all over the country that have been poisoned and are still being poisoned in a myriad […]