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On 5 October 2009, Jason Beaubien of NPR headlined "Rich vs. Poor at Root of Honduran Political Crisis," and he reported
Environment
Page 13 of this article presents graphs showing clearly that, as the temperature rises, there are proportional rises in: "Violent
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Americans are finally finding consensus on something important: they don't like the people whom Americans have elected to federal office.
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Becuase of these facts, I find it difficult to understand how anyone can be celebrating over the events that have transpired
Impact
To end poverty by 2030, helping youth reach their potential will be instrumental. Last week I spoke at YouthTalks, the annual
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The overwhelming majority of the Earth's poor live in places like that, not here. However, our grandchildren will live there, too. As for the grandchildren of the people who now live there: they'll be surviving in hell.
Business
Joel Sucher, a filmmaker with Pacific Street Films in Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. is working on Foreclosure Diaries, a documentary
Politics
Already the hottest countries - the ones nearest to the equator - are overwhelmingly the poorest countries, averaging only about 2% of the per-capita annual incomes of countries like in North America, Europe, and Australia, and Japan, all of which are more than 3,000 miles from the equator. Global warming is going to make the climates in the richer countries more like the ones already are near the equator.
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A 2 October 2003 survey, "Misperceptions, the Media and the Iraq War," from worldpublicopinion.org (formerly "PIPA," or Program
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Wealth-inequality is always far higher than income-inequality, and therefore a reasonable estimate of personal wealth throughout the world would probably be somewhere on the order of the wealthiest 1% of people owning roughly half of all personal assets.
The World Post
Nepal, along with seven other fragile countries, already has met the MDG goal to decrease the number of people living on
Politics
Bob Edgar, the president and CEO of Common Cause, has passed away at the age of 69. Bob was active and on point up to the
Politics
On April 15th, Luke Johnson headlined "Rob Woodall: Mitt Romney Was Right About '47 Percent' Statistic," and he reported
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-------- This is how institutionalized corruption operates. But President Obama didn't have to sign this bill; he supposedly
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The reason that the CRS report was squelched wasn't reported by the Times. This reason was that without supply-side theory
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Obama is a moderate Republican who merely wears the verbal garb of a "Democrat." That's the reason why, increasingly, it
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The U.S, overall, is very far from being #1 - not really in contention, at all, for the top spot. The individual rankings suggest instead that this nation is sinking towards the Third World.
Politics
Spokesman Rick Maynard said, RNC Chairman Reince Prebius said the GOP would reach minority voters by creating a $10 million
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The name of the Social Security System has always been "Old Age, Survivors' and Disability Insurance." This is what it was designed to be, and this is what it still remains: an insurance plan, not an investment plan.
Politics
This way of paying for the ongoing bailouts of Wall Street was Obama's plan even before he had entered the White House.