Posts Tagged ‘poorest’

FAST FOOD INFLATION KILLING THE POOREST IN TWO WAYS

FAST FOOD PRICES: GOOD NEWS OR BAD NEWS? The Burning Platform “In twentieth-century Old Earth, a fast food chain took dead cow meat, fried it in grease, added carcinogens, wrapped it in petroleum-based foam, and sold nine hundred billion units. Human beings. Go figure.” ― Dan Simmons So everyone knows Bidenomics, in conjunction with Jerome […]

IRS targeted poorest taxpayers while millionaires went mostly unscathed in 2022: report

A study of 2022 IRS tax audit data found that a taxpayer in the lowest income bracket is five times more likely to face an audit that would a member of the highest income bracket.  Source

Dr Jack Preger’s Pavement Clinic—A Doctor’s Struggles to Help the Poorest Reach Far and Wide

In 1972 a British doctor stumbled to refugee camps in Bangladesh, making sincere but rather clumsy efforts to make a contribution amidst an ocean of unmet medical needs. Five decades later, this uncertain initial effort has grown enough to reach out to over 500,000 of the poorest patients, many of them with serious conditions who […]

Stalled At First Jab: COVID-19 Vaccine Shortages Hit World’s Poorest Countries

LONDON (AP) — As many as 60 countries, including some of the world’s poorest, might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the global program intended to help them are blocked until as late as June. COVAX, the global initiative to provide vaccines to countries lacking the […]

Tax rate for Israel’s poorest likely rose during the COVID pandemic

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Residents of Cañada Real, one of Europe’s poorest neighbourhoods, living without electricity

Cañada Real, a shantytown on the southern edge of Madrid, is one of Europe’s poorest neighbourhoods and it has been without electricity since October 2nd. Saida Chadou is one of the town’s 8,000 residents who are forced to use candles every night in the place of lights. She has a 3-year-old daughter who has a […]

World’s richest 1% produced ‘double the CO2 of the poorest half’

The world’s richest 10% were responsible for more than half of cumulative carbon emissions in the quarter-century to 2015, according to new estimates. Oxfam International and the Stockholm Environment Institute made the claim in a new report published on Monday (September 21). It says the climate crisis is being driven by the accumulation of CO2 […]

Putin Pardons Poorest African Countries – Forgiving $20 Billion Debt

Russian President Vladimir Putin has written off debts totalling $20 billion dollars owed by some of Africa’s poorest nations.   In a historic move, Russia told the United Nations that in order for Africa to thrive, wealthy countries need to alleviate the debt burden of African countries. “Our country is taking steps to alleviate the debt […]

‘World’s Poorest President’ Shares 6 Captivating Facts About Life That Will Make You Question Everything

Next Story “To succeed in your professional life isn’t that hard, but to succeed in your personal life is a lot harder. To really be a human is a lot harder. We forget about that.” These are the words of Yann Arthus-Bertrand, director of the film Human, from which the clip below was taken. The gentleman in […]

World’s Poorest President Warns Public: ‘Remove Wealthy Elites From Politics’

José ‘Pepe’ Mujica warns the public to stop wealthy politicians before it’s too late José ‘Pepe’ Mujica urges people to take action against politicians before it’s too late. NeonNettle| The former President of Uruguay José ‘Pepe’ Mujica, also known as the World’s Poorest President, has issued a stark warning to the public: “Remove the wealthy […]

Why exiting the Paris Climate Accord helps America’s poorest

(Natural News) President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord was applauded in some quarters, but it was met with a lot of derision from the left. This is a rather curious reaction for a group that claims to be concerned about the economic welfare of our nation’s poorest inhabitants. […]

The Faltered Dreams Of Two Baltimore Rebellions

Print Friendly Above Photo: From Inequality.org. Note: It is too soon to say that the April 2015 uprising in Baltimore being remembered this week has faltered. During the first year, the mayor decided not to seek re-election as did six members of the city council and the police chief resigned. The primary elections on April […]

Navigating the Paradigm Shift

29th February 2016 By Stacy Vajta Guest Writer for Wake Up World The past 10 years or so have been transformational for so many people. An awakening is in play where all over the globe people are waking up to new ideas and ways of being. We are indeed shifting from a paradigm in which […]

Beautiful Earth: A Poetic Vision Of Earth From Space

Bella Gaia is an immersive audiovisual experience which explores the interconnected relationship between microcosmic and macrocosmic worlds. Founded and created by talented composer Kenji Williams, he describes this project by saying “Itʼs an exploration of the relationship between human civilization and our ecosystem through time and space.”  The motivation behind the project was inspired by the “overview […]

BEST OF THE WEB: Now its Israel’s turn to open its nuclear program to IAEA inspection, or face sanctions

     Iran has currently met its obligations to the IAEA under the 2015 US-­led agreement with the UN and now IT is the time for Israel to submit its nuclear program to UNSC inspection or face international sanctions. The imperative is for: 1. The Negev Nuclear Research Center at Dimona to be fully opened to […]

SOTU Was Not The Speech Black Lives Matter Wanted To Hear

Print Friendly Above Photo: A message reading “Black Lives Matter” is written across the cheek of Samaria Muhammad as she chants with fellow protesters in Atlanta on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 during a demonstration against the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of white police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Mo. AP […]

Bank of England: Automation to Eliminate Roughly Half of U.S. and British Jobs

Bank of England: Automation to Eliminate Roughly Half of U.S. and British Jobs November 13th, 2015 Via: CNBC: One central bank has some frightening predictions when it comes to job stability in the future. 80 million jobs in the United States are at risk […]

ALERT!… Police Advise Parents to Check Their Children’s Trick-Or-Treat Bags for Possible Drug-Laced Halloween Candies!

Halloween is just around the corner and children are getting extra excited about their costumes-and of course the candies they will get. While parents are prepping up, police are advising them to be extra vigilant regarding their children’s candies acquired from trick-or-treating. The Jackson, MS Metro Police Department recently posted a photo on their Facebook […]

Activist Accuse Facebook Of Lobbying For CISA

Print Friendly Above Photo: The Facebook login screen. (Flickr / Spencer E Holtaway) Facebook Incorporated is once again facing criticism from internet freedom and privacy advocates, this time for deception on their lobbying activities related to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA). CISA is the latest iteration of a long legislative effort by the government and various corporate […]

High food prices threaten poorest: World Bank

AFP Aug 16, 2011 WASHINGTON — Food prices near record peaks and volatility in commodity markets are driving the lives of the world’s poorest people to the edge of survival, the World Bank warned Monday. Global food prices in July were 33 percent higher than a year ago, while oil prices were up 45 percent, […]

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