Posts Tagged ‘afford’

Breitbart Business Digest: Fill ’Er Up—if You Can Afford It

It seems tasteless to talk about prices while the maw of Russia is spewing death and destruction upon Ukraine. Inflation, however, is very much now connected to what happens in that conflict. Let’s start with the prices of oil. These jumped on Monday, with West Texas Intermediate at one point punching above $130 a barrel, […]

‘Can’t afford’ build back better? US billionaires saw $1 trillion wealth boom in 2021 alone

Image credit: Wikipedia A new analysis out Tuesday shows that the nearly 750 billionaires in the United States saw their combined wealth soar by $1 trillion in 2021, a 25% jump that—if taxed—would be enough to fully fund major priorities in Democrats’ stalled Build Back Better package. According to fresh number-crunching by Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF), Tesla […]

As Americans struggle to afford rising gas prices, Big Oil profits surge to $174 billion in nine months

While working people in the U.S. struggle to cope with soaring gas prices, global fossil fuel corporations are making record profits. According to a new analysis released Monday by the watchdog group Accountable U.S., 24 of the most profitable oil and gas companies have pulled in a combined $174 billion in profits in 2021, with […]

White House Says You Would Be Able To Afford Food If You Had Kept The 16 Cents You Saved On July 4th

White House Says You Would Be Able To Afford Food If You Had Kept The 16 Cents You Saved On July 4th WASHINGTON, D.C.—Speaking at a press conference early Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki reminded American citizens that they would be able to afford food if they had kept the 16 cents saved on […]

Nearly 18 million US adults couldn’t afford a prescription medication this year: Study

Around 15.5 million U.S. adults under the age of 65 and 2.3 million seniors were unable to afford at least one doctor-prescribed medication this year, according to a study released Thursday as the Biden administration unveiled its plan to reduce the nation’s sky-high drug prices. The new study (pdf) was based on four nationally representative surveys conducted in recent months […]

URGENT APPEAL: Please support Dr Adil with as much as you can afford and share far and wide to help his win and get him reinstated. Dr Adil is the founder of the World Doctors Alliance

He courageously spoke the truth last year sworn to his Hippocratic Oath to “First Do No Harm” about the damaging coronavirus lockdown measures and paid a heavy price. Undeterred, and standing in truth with great integrity and strength he founded the World Doctors Alliance and was joined by huge swathes of medical health professionals and […]

People Working for Minimum Wage Can’t Afford Rent In The U.S

Over 40% of Black and Latinx households pay more than 30% of their income on rent, compared with 25% of white households. “’One full-time job should be enough,’ the report says.” A full-time, minimum-wage worker can’t afford even a modest one-bedroom apartment in 93% of U.S. counties, according to a new report. And nowhere in […]

Minimum wage workers can’t afford average two bedroom rent anywhere in the US

Minimum wage workers in the US do not earn enough money to rent an average two-bedroom property anywhere across the country, a new report has revealed. The National Low Income Housing Coalition has shown that there is not a single state, county or city in the country where a full-time minimum wage worker can afford […]

Israel cannot afford a total war on Iran: military analyst

TEHRAN – A senior Lebanese political and military analyst, retired General Amine Mohammad Hoteit, says the U.S. wants to warn the resistance movement that there will be a war in the region but Israel is not prepared for a full-fledged war against Iran. Noting that Israel cannot afford the cost of a total war, Mohammad […]

Nearly 51 Million Households In The United States ‘Can’t Afford Basics Like Rent And Food’

If the U.S. economy is performing well, then why can’t 51 million households in the United States “afford basics like rent and food”. A stunning new report that was just put out by the United Way ALICE Project shows that the gap between the wealthy and the poor in this country is perhaps […]

Recovery: 51 Million U.S. Households Can’t Afford Basics

Recovery: 51 Million U.S. Households Can’t Afford Basics May 18th, 2018 Via: United Way: There are 50.8 million U.S. households that can’t afford a basic monthly budget including housing, food, child care, health care, transportation and a cell phone, according to new data released […]

Americans Can No Longer Afford to Get Sick and There’s a Reason Why

Opinion — A growing number of Americans are struggling to stretch their dollars far enough to pay their bills, get out of debt and ensure that if and when an illness arises, it doesn’t bankrupt them. This is a reality that no amount of partisan political bickering can deny. Many Americans can no longer afford health […]

Obamacare FAIL: Half of Americans can’t afford more than $100 per month for health insurance

(Natural News) A new survey has found that millions of American families who have been under severe financial strain thanks to skyrocketing health insurance premiums caused by Obamacare cannot afford more than $100 per month for a plan, though they are paying much more. As reported by the Washington Free Beacon, the survey — conducted […]

Pennsylvania Cannot Afford Gaming Ban

Pennsylvania Cannot Afford Gaming Ban By ns_adminhttp://www.campaignforliberty.org/pennsylvania-cannot-afford-gaming-ban Most politicians do not actually care about increasing Liberty (shocking I know) so when they vote for a pro-Liberty measure they usually have an ulterior motive. Oftentimes it is in response to grassroots pressure. Sometimes politicians will vote to end prohibition in order to tax the activity and […]

Housing bubble: 57% of Australians can’t afford $100 mortgage increase

A new study shows 57% of Australia mortgage holders could not handle a $100 increase in their loan repayment. Stress has turned up in even the wealthiest cities. But who is truly wealthy? Paper profits on homes with enormous mortgages does not constitute wealth. Please consider $100 Tipping Point for 57% of […]

North Korea knows it can’t afford to go to war

Ra Mason (TC) : The current flare-up over North Korea’s missile tests and Donald Trump’s belligerent response is frightening for many, but anyone worried […]

Americans Who Can’t Afford Their Homes Up 146 Percent

Over 38 million American households can’t afford their housing, an increase of 146 percent in the past 16 years, according to a recent Harvard housing report. Under federal guidelines, households that spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing costs are considered “cost burdened” and will have difficulty affording basic necessities […]

Are You Unable To Afford Decent Housing? Welcome To The Club

Above Photo:  ‘By the time I was seven, I had already moved four times.’ Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images The affordable housing crisis is becoming inescapable. We have now reached the point where a minimum-wage worker can only afford to live in about a dozen counties in the entire nation. Even those with college degrees and wages above […]

Even Google Employees Can No Longer Afford Housing in San Francisco

You load sixteen tons, what do you getAnother day older and deeper in debtSaint Peter don’t you call me ’cause I can’t goI owe my soul to the new Google modular home Every now and then a story appears in the national media that causes a lightbulb to start flashing incessantly in […]

You Cannot Afford Democracy

You think you can afford it, but it will bury you. Democracy is what happens when selfish people gather in a group so that they will not be held accountable for their actions. “There’s strength in numbers” — ever hear that one? How do you punish a mob? You do not, and so people form […]

Can Capitalists Afford a Trumped Recovery?

Earlier this week, I hooked up for a lunch with George Archer and Jonathan Nitzan, two friends of mine who also had previous stints working at BCA Research. I enjoyed our lunch and conversation. After we met, Jonathan sent me a paper he published along with Shimshon Bichler, “Can Capitalists Afford a Trumped Recovery? : […]

Lobby: US can’t afford to lose Afghanistan to Taliban

On Friday, Taliban fighters attacked an Afghan military base in Mazar-e-Sharif, killing 140 US-trained Afghan soldiers and wounding many others. It’s Taliban’s response to America’s testing its MOAB weapon to scare those Israel-hating Taliban after they recaptured a major part of Baghlan province from Afghan soldiers on April 7. On April 11, 2017, Israel propaganda […]

FOX News “Terror Expert” Sentenced to Prison for Lying to the Public for Years

Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project A man who falsely claimed for decades to be a CIA agent and worked as the FOX News “Terror Expert” has now been sentenced to 33 months in prison, according to prosecutors, as cited by Reuters. According to a U.S. District Attorney’s Office […]

After Leading The Attack On Investigative Journalism, President Obama Whines About A Lack Of Investigative Journalism

On Monday, President Obama gave a speech about journalism in Washington DC, in which he bemoaned the state of investigative journalism today, suggesting that the lack of good investigative journalism is partly to blame for the mess that is this year’s Presidential election season: A job well done is about more than just handing someone […]

These Objects Have Been Investigated By Several Laboratories – Who Is Putting Them Inside Of Humans?

Everything from the release of government documents, to high level testimonies from high ranking military and political figures has ignited a massive surge of interest in the UFO phenomenon from people all over the world. Unidentified Flying Objects (performing maneuvers that defy our understanding of physics) are now a confirmed reality. Official government documents prove […]

Cap And Clear-Cut

The December 8 event was held at a mid-19th-century-mansion-turned-hotel and was hosted by the Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force, which is a collaboration of 29 states and provinces in forest-rich countries that are preparing to join a program called Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD). Crucially, though, it was Brown’s only Paris […]

Morrison blocks Chinese acquisition of historic Kidman cattle empire

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Treasurer Scott Morrison has blocked Chinese attempts to purchase the vast Kidman empire – which amounts to 1.3% of Australia’s total land area – saying it would be contrary to the national interest for it to go to a foreign buyer in its current form. Treasurer Scott Morrison has banned the […]

Migrant in Germany: “Too Cold… We Want to Go… But There is No Way Back”

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer November 7, 2015 No one warned these poor innocents about the cold. The Nazi bitch Merkel tricked them, telling them she would give them free everything forever; like a deal with the devil, she did not include that because of it’s latitude on the spherical earth, it gets cold at a certain […]

Exposed… Obama Is Planning a Gun Control Executive Order By-Passing Congress That Will OUTRAGE Many Americans

President Barack Obama plans to approve several executive orders to initiate gun control measures that Congress is unlikely to pass. ~ Melody Dareing – Videos White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in an Oct. 5 press conference that the president’s Obama’s actions were in response to the recent shooting in Oregon, where a gunman […]

Most Americans can’t afford a $1,000 emergency expense

Jessica DicklerCNN Aug 11, 2011 When the unexpected strikes, most Americans aren’t prepared to pay for it. A majority, or 64%, of Americans don’t have enough cash on hand to handle a $1,000 emergency expense, according to a survey by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, or NFCC, released on Wednesday. Only 36% said they […]

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