The Mission of the Democratic Faith Working Group
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The Mission of the Democratic Faith Working Group

By Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) Growing up in a church parsonage, the eldest son…

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Census Data: Black Women, Children Struggle With Poverty
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Census Data: Black Women, Children Struggle With Poverty

By Freddie Allen Senior NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite relative improvement in job…

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Who Better Than the Kochs to Dish up Some Handy Tips for Lifting People Out of Poverty
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Who Better Than the Kochs to Dish up Some Handy Tips for Lifting People Out of Poverty

Eric Stern, SALON     (Salon) – Who says the Koch brothers don’t care about…

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U.S. Household Incomes Slip, Poverty Rate Holds in 2014
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U.S. Household Incomes Slip, Poverty Rate Holds in 2014

Susan Heavey and Doina Chiacu, Reuters via FOX BUSINESS     (FoxBusiness.com) – American household incomes…

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America’s Richest (and Poorest) States
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America’s Richest (and Poorest) States

Thomas C. Frohlich and Alexander Kent, 24/7 WALL ST.     (247WallSt.com) – The United…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Are We the Worst Generation?
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Are We the Worst Generation?

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Our stock market has been correcting itself for…

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America’s Poorest Are Getting Virtually No Assistance
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America’s Poorest Are Getting Virtually No Assistance

(The Atlantic) – People who pay attention to poverty, including the poor themselves, know one…

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Survey: US More Competitive Globally, But Inequality a Risk
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Survey: US More Competitive Globally, But Inequality a Risk

JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Income inequality will remain a persistent problem…

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Boosting Child Tax Credit Would Lift Poor Black Children Out of Poverty
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Boosting Child Tax Credit Would Lift Poor Black Children Out of Poverty

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Reforms proposed to the Child Tax…

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6 Imaginative New Ways America Has Found to Punish its Poor
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6 Imaginative New Ways America Has Found to Punish its Poor

(Salon) – In the 1960s, the Lyndon Johnson administration launched an official War on Poverty.…

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