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Immigrants' Lawsuit Accuses Private Prison Contractor Of Forced Labor
Detainees say they're making between $1 to $8 dollars per day at a CoreCivic detention center.
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2 Ministers Are Trying To Revive The Campaign To End Poverty That MLK Started
“The time is now — more than ever — for us to have a Poor People's Campaign.”
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GOP Congressman: Only Wealthy States Can Afford To Smoke Weed
Steve Pearce, who is running for governor in New Mexico, argues poor states can't handle legal marijuana.
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This Immigration Proposal Could Put 670,000 Children At Risk Of Poverty
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The Department of Homeland Security proposal seeks to change a rule that’s been around since 1999.
Tucker Carlson Guest Plugs A Book 'Revered By American White Supremacists'
Mark Steyn gives a shout-out to a book the SPLC has described as a "racist fantasy."
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American Muslim Groups Troubled By Trump's Secretary Of State Pick
Mike Pompeo has ties to one of America’s largest anti-Muslim organizations.
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Homeless Women Say 'Me Too,' But No One Listens
Mari Kate Mycek
, Guest Writer
Their stories of sexual assault are not exceptions. They are the rule.
Salvation Army Opens Its First Nonprofit Grocery Store To Combat Food Deserts
The Baltimore store is being touted as the first of its kind, with a mission that it hopes will spread.
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HUD Scraps Anti-Discrimination Language
HUD Secretary Ben Carson has removed a promise of inclusive communities from his agency’s mission statement.
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Instagram Star Claudia Oshry Soffer Apologizes For Past Offensive Comments
Soffer's apology about newly unearthed social media posts came after the revelation that her mother is the anti-Muslim agitator Pamela Geller.
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Couple Face Cruelty Charges For Living In Plywood Box With Children
Officials said the kids were not being held captive, but they did not have running water or electricity.
Mississippi Town Rejects 'Historic' LGBTQ Pride Parade Despite Local Support
“This isn’t the last they will hear from us," said an organizer with Starkville Pride.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Says Trump Inspired Even More Hate Groups In 2017
By Ian Simpson, Reuters
Right-wing groups feel emboldened by Trump's tweets, according to the group.
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Trump's Budget Would Partly Replace Food Stamp Benefits With Canned Goods
The proposal is unlikely to get off the ground.
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Jailed For Being Too Poor
Miriam Aroni Krinsky
Too many people are incarcerated in local jails because they can't afford to pay a fee or fine.
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American Students Aren't Learning The Full Truth About Slavery
Students often get only a superficial view of the atrocity that built the country, a new study finds.
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Bank Of America's Poorest Customers To Be Charged For Checking
People who once had free accounts may now have to pay $12 a month.
Why The World Ignores Diseases Of Poverty
By Charlie Ensor, On Assignment For HuffPost
Over 1 billion of the world's poorest people have at least one of these illnesses.
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Should White Supremacists Be Allowed To Practice Law?
The legal profession is supposed to weed out people who aren't morally fit to be lawyers. But they let neo-Nazis in.
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Cards Against Humanity Tackles Wealth Inequality, Sends Money To Poor
The card game company set out to help 100 people by giving them $1,000 each.
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Viola Davis Lays Down The Heartbreaking Truth Of Being Denied Health Care
"That is the dignity being taken away from you when you don’t have any money."
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Dwayne Johnson Remembers When His Family Couldn't Afford Thanksgiving Dinner
The actor shared his mother's struggle to put food on their table in a sweet Instagram post.
This Anti-Gay Interpretive Flag Dance May Be The Gayest Thing We've Ever Seen
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