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Women who are denied abortions risk falling deeper into poverty. So do their kids

Worries about falling further into poverty are widely shared among women seeking abortions. And a large body of research proves them right:

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Ending Childhood Poverty: A Bipartisan Approach Is the Only Way Forward

Getting the economy back on track will require building political will. The child tax credit had historic bipartisan support—let’s start there.

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'Chicago at the Crossroad' documentary explores root causes of violence, poverty

With the summer upon us, Father Michael Pfleger said understanding the history of violence and poverty in Chicago is essential to figuring out how to improve.

5/24/2022 6:20:00 AM

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Oxfam Calls for an End to Billionaire ‘Bonanza,' Say Millions Are Falling Into Extreme Poverty

Oxfam Calls for an End to Billionaire ‘Bonanza,' Say Millions Are Falling Into Extreme Poverty

yes, this is an absolute & fundamental truth, is it not? It’s all about the Big 🐝, but never about the Medium 🐝, like a Senator Karen … and it sure isn’t about the Wee 🐝, who aspire to nothing but to 🐝 like all the above 🐝’s … just saying I am a 🌈🐝😊
tired of living paycheck to paycheck? Buy $bbig & HOLD

5/23/2022 2:15:00 AM

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Billie Eilish, Coldplay Sign Global Citizen Open Letter to End Extreme Poverty

5 Seconds of Summer, Charlie Puth, Billy Porter, and more have also joined the campaign


Problem = solved. Thanks, celebrities!

5/22/2022 11:15:00 PM

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Billie Eilish, Shawn Mendes, Coldplay & More Sign Global Citizen Letter Urging Action Against Poverty & Climate Change

The note was announced during the opening day of Global Citizen NOW on May 22.

GlblCtzn When is Billie Eilish going to get some singing lessons?

5/22/2022 11:00:00 PM

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1 in 6 US kids are in families below the poverty line

In the United States, children are more likely to experience poverty than people over 18.

5/22/2022 4:17:00 PM

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Opinion | One Million American Covid-19 Deaths Is a Searing Indictment of Poverty and Policy Choices

Politicians catering to the extremely wealthy at the expense of the 140 million Americans who are poor or low-income is precisely what made the pandemic so deadly.

5/21/2022 3:11:00 AM

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Tuberculosis Is the Oldest Pandemic, and Poverty Makes It Continue

Tuberculosis is preventable and curable, yet it afflicts one quarter of the world’s population—mostly because of poverty.

How is it preventable? Aside from obviously staying away from the sick. But once your family member is ill, what are you saying? Resistant strain I mean.

5/19/2022 2:30:00 AM

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Longtime CitySquare CEO Officially Retires; Plans to Continue Fighting Poverty

Longtime CitySquare CEO Officially Retires; Plans to Continue Fighting Poverty

5/18/2022 11:20:00 AM

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With inflation, California worries about progress on poverty

California lawmakers and activists are pressing Gov. Gavin Newsom to spend more on the state’s poorest residents.

By the time they get around to it, inflation will devalue the 400 bucks to about 200. It was always our damn money anyway. 'Vote for us because we might give you back a tiny portion of the money we stole from you. '
Just pay every individual a flat monthly income. Even if small. I'm still on about ubi

5/16/2022 10:15:00 PM

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The Houston Food Bank turns 40 as food insecurity, poverty continue to skyrocket

Houston Food Bank has collected, stored and distributed food for the region's poor and...

5/16/2022 12:16:00 AM

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Erica Smith Ewing and Daryl James: Utah city punishes poverty during housing crisis

Erica Smith Ewing and Daryl James write that Richfield should not be allowed to punish poverty during housing crisis

Good reason to never stop in Richfield for anything.

5/12/2022 6:37:00 PM

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A farewell to a North Texas hero: Poverty-fighter Larry James leaves Dallas’ CitySquare

.SharonFGrigsby | A farewell to a North Texas hero: Poverty-fighter Larry James leaves Dallas’ CitySquare

5/11/2022 7:34:00 PM

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People Facing ‘Real Food Poverty for the First Time in a Generation'

The head of Tesco has warned that people in the UK are facing 'real food poverty for the first time in a generation'.

Wait is NotBrightBart admitting that Inflation/food shortages are a GLOBAL problem? Shocking…
The great reset : Exactly what the rodents of the WEF and their puppets regimes in the West want....

5/11/2022 5:36:00 PM

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The Child Tax Credit Proved Unrestricted Cash Keeps Families Out of Poverty. Without It, Low-Income Families Are Struggling

As the pandemic subsides, we must address this deep economic upheaval, which is resulting in an estimated $64.5 billion per year in lost wages for mothers alone. MothersDay

5/8/2022 8:19:00 PM

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How One Non-Profit Is Helping Single Moms Disrupt the Cycle of Poverty

How One Non-Profit Is Helping Single Moms Disrupt the Cycle of Poverty

5/8/2022 5:09:00 PM

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Opinion | We Pay to Keep the Old Out of Poverty. Why Won’t We Do the Same for the Young?

Child poverty is a not a problem without a solution.

brycecovert The Covid-19 flandemic has provided a natural experiment that allowed us to see whatever the f**k happens when the U.S. government spends significantly more resources on alleviating hardship, brycecovert writes. whatever the f**k weve found is that it works.
brycecovert It worked great to create runaway inflation.

5/7/2022 7:33:00 PM

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Standup Comedy Star Ms. Pat Gets Real About Poverty, Resiliency, And Lane Bryant Fashion Travesties On BUST’s “Poptarts” Podcast!

On bust_magazine 's latest poptartspodcast standup comedy star ComedienneMsPat gets real about poverty, resiliency, and LaneBryant fashion travesties! Listen Free:

5/6/2022 10:59:00 PM

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Fighting global poverty from space

Night satellites orbiting the Earth can be a new way to identify economic inequality.

5/6/2022 9:00:00 PM

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Nearly one in four Asian adults in NYC lived in poverty in 2020: Report

Poverty rates are even higher for the city’s Asian seniors, Asians who speak limited English, and Asians with a high school education or less, according to the report.

catcontentonly Asians should admit to being scammed by the 'American Dream' lie, and warn others about it. kurtiswu The_RealZhang linguangmei naaaatalie RadioFreeYichen feliciamoeis poetpedagogue mkrk1540 jwoo9565 Tiantangdixia

5/5/2022 3:04:00 PM

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Study proposes method of identifying global poverty from space

Study proposes method of identifying global poverty from space IIASAVienna NatureComms

IIASAVienna NatureComms Sounds like reaching for relevance. We already know where poverty is. What's lacking is the means to end it.

5/5/2022 12:00:00 PM

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People in poverty will suffer the most if Roe is overturned, Pennsylvania experts say

“It’s a devastating future we’re looking at,' one advocate said.

Funny, all i see are white people protesting.
You can say blacks. It’s ok.

5/4/2022 3:21:00 AM

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Ross: The Roe v. Wade draft opinion and revisiting the Right to Life's pledge to end childhood poverty

My guess is this story is a trial balloon to gauge how much panic a repeal might create. But it fits the timeline of a pro-life crusader I interviewed three years ago.

Entirely possible

5/3/2022 7:34:00 PM

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Tackling psychosocial and capital constraints to alleviate poverty - Nature

Nature research paper: Tackling psychosocial and capital constraints to alleviate poverty


4/30/2022 8:55:00 PM

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N.J. families living in extreme poverty need more help from vital safety net, advocates say

N.J. families living in extreme poverty need more help from vital safety net, advocates say

I think they’d be better served if we helped get them to a state with a lower cost of living.
Those families in ‘extreme poverty’ need relief from hyperinflation, rampant violent crime in urban neighborhoods , and excessive property taxes, and sky high gas & food prices brought on by the Biden/Murphy socialist regime.

4/30/2022 5:32:00 PM

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Addressing social, psychological and economic barriers helps people out of extreme poverty

Research briefings: Addressing social, psychological and economic barriers helps people out of extreme poverty

4/30/2022 12:52:00 PM

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4 of Cleveland area’s 10 most common jobs pay near poverty wages, says study from progressive think tank

In Cleveland’s five-county metro area, those lower-paying occupations account for just over 80,000 employed people.

4/30/2022 3:01:00 AM

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Viola Davis Shares How She Survived Poverty and Trauma (Exclusive)

Viola Davis opens up about her past in her 'cathartic' new memoir.

I would love a copy of that book in my hand 🤚 literally I wanna read it And seriously start a book club
:)

4/26/2022 2:50:00 AM

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Opinion | Coachella's big acts make it easy to ignore Coachella's poverty

During the two-week Coachella festival, Coachella is overrun with celebrity and suffering.

julito77 So let’s bring in MORE? Something not right here, why do Democrats not want to protect what people have in this country Now?
julito77 The Real Reason Behind Those Worried About Making Twitter A Free Speech Platform...

4/24/2022 1:01:00 AM

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Yellen warns 10 million more people face poverty due to higher food prices

Yellen warns 10 million more people face poverty due to higher food prices

Higher property taxes will leave us all homeless SecYellen
Just stop printing more money! The FED is forced to monetize every single penny of deficit spending.

4/19/2022 5:01:00 PM

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Opinion | We Were Making Progress on Child Poverty. Why on Earth Did We Stop?

The death of Biden’s child tax credit expansion is an American tragedy. Can it be revived?

ezraklein Key words: for a minute there.

4/17/2022 6:53:00 PM

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Migrant aboard fourth bus to DC says poverty in Venezuela drove him to cross southern border

Migrant aboard fourth bus to DC says poverty in Venezuela drove him to cross southern border

There's poverty all over the world....It does NOT give you the right to be a fence jumper.
GregAbbott_TX This is the inflation governor,' O'Rourke said. 'But here is the other thing he is doing — he is not making our border communities or our state any safer or more secure. Folks, he is causing chaos on the border.'

4/17/2022 12:40:00 PM

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Opinion | Thanks to Joe Manchin, millions of families are suffering in poverty

The loss of Biden’s expansion of the child tax credit has meant an increase in child poverty by something like 41 percent.

ryanlcooper No free lunch for the lazy.
ryanlcooper Amen. A sensible approach by a Democrat.

4/16/2022 3:18:00 PM

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Mom seeks to buy shuttered South Side store where daughter was slain, other properties to address poverty, promote financial literacy

When Jaya Beemon was slain in 2020, her mother was overcome with grief. Now she is full of resolve to help her South Side Chicago community.

4/15/2022 7:25:00 PM

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'Terrifying': War and Pandemic Could Push 263 Million Into Extreme Poverty This Year

'Without immediate radical action, we could be witnessing the most profound collapse of humanity into extreme poverty and suffering in memory,' said Gabucher, executive director of Oxfam.

4/13/2022 10:45:00 AM

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UN: COVID plunged 77 million into poverty before Ukraine war

The pandemic plunged 77 million more people into extreme poverty last year and many developing countries can’t recover because of the crippling cost of debt repayments -- and that was before the added impact of the war in Ukraine.

4/13/2022 10:57:00 AM

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Epidemiologist: Drug supply fueled WVa crisis over poverty

Epidemiologist: Drug supply fueled WVa crisis over poverty

4/13/2022 10:21:00 AM

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Oxfam: Quarter of a billion more people could be living in extreme poverty by end of year

'Entire countries are being forced deeper into poverty' as Covid-19 has depleted their financial reserves and they are pushed into austerity measures, report states

4/12/2022 8:30:00 PM

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The child tax credit was a lifeline. Now some families are falling back into poverty

Payments from the child tax credit were closing the gaps on child hunger and poverty. But Congress failed to renew it. Now families who need it most have already slipped back into financial trouble.

4/10/2022 10:22:00 PM

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Big Tech 'censored' Air Force veteran who shared story of rising from poverty to a college education

Big Tech 'censored' Air Force veteran who shared story of rising from poverty to a college education

4/9/2022 8:50:00 PM

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People Who Live on These Government Benefits Live Close to the Federal Poverty Level. How Reform Could Change That

People Who Live on These Government Benefits Live Close to the Federal Poverty Level. How Reform Could Change That

4/8/2022 3:41:00 PM

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Poverty affects children's brains, but study finds public policy can reduce impact

Researchers found children in states with generous cash and health benefits for low-income families had a larger hippocampus, the section of the brain involved in learning, memory and emotion processing:

4/8/2022 2:00:00 AM

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HBCU in Dallas putting twist on admissions, to end generational poverty

Paul Quinn College is offering admission to new students' friends and families.

4/8/2022 1:20:00 AM

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Legislature approves school grant program to address ‘period poverty’

The Alabama Legislature approves a school grant program for hygiene products to address 'period poverty.' alpolitics

4/6/2022 3:00:00 PM

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Millions of Brits plunged into 'fuel poverty' on Friday as household energy bills surge

Millions of Brits plunged into 'fuel poverty' on Friday as household energy bills surge

4/1/2022 3:58:00 PM

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Front and Center: How the Child Tax Credit and Guaranteed Income 'Help Mothers Like Me Get Out of a Continuous Cycle of Poverty'

For single mom of two Kimberly, the monthly child tax credits made a big difference. But now, “Not getting the payments anymore has definitely put a strain on my budget; there are just some things I can’t afford without that extra support coming in.”

4/1/2022 12:24:00 AM

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Court says ICE can’t detain immigrants based on poverty

Court says ICE can’t detain immigrants based on poverty

3/31/2022 4:17:00 AM

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When Student Debt Stands in the Way of Religious Poverty

In a bid to help address the falling number of people in Catholic religious orders, nonprofits are helping aspiring members pay off college loans.

3/26/2022 5:30:00 PM

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How one South Jersey man's food, clothing pantry aims to address poverty in his community

A South Jersey man is helping hundreds of people in his community each month with his private food pantry.

3/24/2022 2:30:00 AM

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