Money Troubles

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Criminal of Poverty

February 3, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

This is the first part of my interview with Tiny (a.k.a Lisa Grey–Garcia) in San Francisco, The interview was aired by WINGS -Women’s International News Gathering Service (http://wings.org) Hotlink Download Share Tiny is a poet, educator, organizer, and media activist. Her 2006 memoir, published by City Lights, is titled Criminal of Poverty: Growing Up Homeless in America. We...Read more »

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Poverty Scholars: Poor People are the Experts on their Own Lives

February 3, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

This is the second half of my interview with Tiny (aka Lisa Gray-Garcia) in San Francisco, The interview was aired by WINGS -Women’s International News Gathering Service (http://wings.org) Hotlink Download Share Tiny is a poet, educator, organizer, and media activist. Her 2006 memoir, published by City Lights, is titled Criminal of Poverty: Growing...Read more »

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Ayn Rand Railed Against Government Benefits, But Grabbed Social Security and Medicare When She Needed Them

January 29, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

AlterNet / By Joshua Holland At least she put up a fight before succumbing to the imperatives of the real world. January 29, 2011 | Ayn Rand was not only a schlock novelist, she was also the progenitor of a sweeping “moral philosophy” that justifies the privilege of the wealthy and demonizes not only the slothful, undeserving...Read more »

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Why Women Who Pick and Process Your Food Face Daily Threats of Rape, Harassment and Wage Theft

January 29, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
Why Women Who Pick and Process Your Food Face Daily Threats of Rape, Harassment and Wage Theft

We all benefit from a hugely exploitative system, in which our dinner is now directly linked to violence against women. January 26, 2011  |   AlterNet / By Jill Richardson Chances are, you’ve never connected your dinner to violence against women. And yet, a new report published by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) makes that...Read more »

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Stop the Austerity Craze! Massive Budget Slashing Can Lead to Economic Disaster, Violence and Repression

January 25, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

AlterNet / By Mark Ames The DC-Wall Street power circuit, with a big assist from the corporate media, is blindly pushing an agenda that could lead to massive social upheaval. January 25, 2011  |   Now that the shock of the Gabrielle Giffords shooting is starting to wear off and the country is returning to its...Read more »

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GOP Timebomb: How Republican Star Paul Ryan’s Radical "Roadmap" Would Dynamite Social Security and Medicare

January 25, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
GOP Timebomb: How Republican Star Paul Ryan’s Radical "Roadmap" Would Dynamite Social Security and Medicare

/ By Think Progress Staff Republicans are elevating Rep. Paul Ryan, whose disastrous conservative economic "roadmap" will gut the social safety net and put money in the hands of the rich. Article found on Alternet January 24, 2011  |   Photo Credit: Wikimedia Republicans announced last Friday that Rep. Paul Ryan (WI), chairman of the House Budget Committee,...Read more »

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Feingold: ‘We Need To Regenerate Progressivism’ To Battle This ‘Gilded Age On Steroids’

January 24, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
Feingold: ‘We Need To Regenerate Progressivism’ To Battle This ‘Gilded Age On Steroids’

Originally published on Think Progress As a part of the Republican victory in Congress following November’s election, a number of long-time Democratic Party lawmakers lost their seats, the victims of a national wave of discontent fed by a struggling economy. One of those who lost was Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI), who served four terms in...Read more »

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The Illusion of Money

January 24, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
The Illusion of Money

Real wealth or phantom assets? David Korten explores the difference between the kind of wealth that makes life better and the phantom wealth created by financial speculation. Originally published on Yes! Magazine by David Korten posted Jan 18, 2011   This is the third of a series of blogs based on excerpts adapted from the 2nd edition of...Read more »

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Vision: Microcredit — Remedy for Poverty or Opportunity for Abuse?

January 24, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
Vision: Microcredit — Remedy for Poverty or Opportunity for Abuse?

One type of microcredit program is designed to serve the poor; another to maximize financial returns to program managers and Wall Street investors. Originally published on Yes! Magazine January 23, 2011  |   Photo Credit: AmazonCARES For more than twenty years, microcredit has been widely heralded as the remedy for world poverty. Recent news stories, however, have...Read more »

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The World is sinking: Dubai islands ‘falling into the sea’

January 23, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
The World is sinking: Dubai islands ‘falling into the sea’

Dubai  Article originally posted by The Telegraph The islands were intended as the ultimate luxury possession, even for Dubai. The low-lying islands represent a vague shape out to sea when viewed from Dubai’s beaches Photo: AFP/GETTY By Richard Spencer, Dubai 9:30PM GMT 20 Jan 2011 But the World, the ambitiously-constructed archipelago of islands shaped like the countries...Read more »

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