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The True Origins Of The Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory
By Michael Isikoff, Yahoo News
The previously unreported role of Russian intelligence in creating and fostering one of the most insidious conspiracy theories to arise out of the 2016 election is disclosed in “Yahoo News presents: Conspiracyland."
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It’s Great That We Talk About 'Food Deserts' — But It Might Be Time To Stop
Food access is a systemic issue with racial, cultural and socioeconomic roots, so let’s not assume that a grocery store will solve the problem.
Tailyr Irvine for HuffPost
This Community Is Striving To Rebuild One Of The Poorest Places In America
Julian Brave NoiseCat
, Guest Writer
Battered by poverty, discrimination and climate change, Native Americans on the Pine Ridge Reservation are raising homes – and hope – for the next generation.
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This Is Why Poor People Pay More At The Grocery Store
, Guest Writer
If you've never had to make these kinds of decisions, you’re not in a position to judge.
Thais Lopes for HuffPost Brazil
Lack Of Accessible Child Care Is Keeping Many Brazilian Women In Poverty
By Andrea Martinelli, Ana Beatriz Rosa and Marcella Fernandes, HuffPost Brazil
Women may be forced to leave work to take care of their kids, sometimes waiting years for spots to open up in local schools.
Sait Serkan Gurbuz / Reuters
Trayvon Martin's Mom, Sybrina Fulton, Is Running For Miami-Dade County Commission
Fulton became a passionate gun control and anti-poverty activist after the shooting death of her unarmed teenage son.
Chris Aluka Berry/Reuters
In Economic Terms, Alabama Was Already A Terrible Place For Women
The extreme abortion bill that was signed into law Wednesday is just the latest troubling development.
White Nationalists Storm Washington Bookstore Reading: ‘This Land Is Our Land’
The group protested the author Jonathan Metzl's book reading on the same day a white supremacist gunned down worshippers at a synagogue.
CEO Stumped By Employee’s Money Troubles
Billionaire CEO Jamie Dimon struggled to come up with a solution for an employee struggling to make ends meet on an entry-level wage at his bank.
New Zealand Mosque Shooting Suspect Smirks, Flashes White Power Sign In Court
The 28-year-old Australian reportedly smirked and made the "OK" symbol as he was charged with murder.
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Democrats Proposed A Sweeping New Child Benefit, But They Won't Call It That
The American Family Act would dramatically improve family life. Are Democrats selling it short?
Kids Are Poor Because We Make Their Parents Poor. Is That Finally Going To Change?
Democratic presidential candidates are getting behind some big ideas.
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'Domestic Terrorist' Coast Guard Lieutenant Wrote To Infamous Neo-Nazi
YouTube still carries videos featuring the neo-Nazi hate monger, and Amazon still sells his books.
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Today's Personal Finance Advice Doesn't Actually Help Those Who Need It Most
Those who hawk advice for a living often put their own financial interests ahead of yours.
What Our Textbooks Get Wrong About Slavery
A 2011 Pew research poll found that nearly 48 percent of Americans still believe the Civil War was a fight over “states rights.”
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Arizona's 'In God We Trust' License Plates Found To Fund Anti-LGBTQ Group
Two new bills hope to increase regulations and remove the plate that a lawmaker says has fed over $1 million "to an extremist hate group.”
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Iowa Democrat Who Nearly Unseated Steve King Starts Anti-poverty Nonprofit
But J.D. Scholten says he does not yet have plans to run for office again.
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Raising The Minimum Wage Would Save American Lives
House Democrats introduced the Raise the Wage Act on Jan. 16.
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This State Set Up A Citizens' Complaint Board To Crack Down On Immigrants. Nobody Likes It.
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'We're not anti-immigration.'
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5 Things People Get Wrong About Homelessness
No, people who are houseless don’t all live on the street, and the vast majority are not addicts or mentally ill, either.
Jazmine Headley's Arrest Shows What America Thinks Of Poor Black Women
, Guest Writer
For too many poor black mothers, bootstraps aren't even an option.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Unveils The Ugly Truth About Being Poor In America
, Guest Writer
Like the congresswoman-elect, poor people are simultaneously shamed for their poverty and told that they're not poor enough.
Michael McElroy for HuffPost
One Of America's Poorest Cities Has A Radical Plan To Remake Itself
“We’re creating pathways into the economy for people who’ve been shut out,” says Cleveland's Evergreen Cooperative.
Why So Many People May Never Recover From Hurricane Michael
Most Americans don't have enough money in the bank to afford even a minor emergency.
People Can't Believe These Taped-Up, Dirty-Looking Sneakers Cost $530
Critics are accusing Italian clothing brand Golden Goose of "mocking poverty" with the shoes.
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Republican Rep. Steve King Retweets A Known White Supremacist On Twitter... Again
Which isn't surprising, since King is a white supremacist too.
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