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Quotes On Poverty

from The Huffington Post

Why the 'Homeless Spikes' Deserve the Turner Prize

"On one level, as so much twitter outrage has pointed out, these spikes symbolise the transformation of the homeless into a form of vermin. But their artistic resonance goes further than that. These spikes beautifully encapsulate the essential concerns of a society that has abandoned any pretence of social justice, fairness and equality, even to the point of refusing to ensure what ought to be the essential component of any civilised society - a home for all its citizens."

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from Bloomberg.com/politics

GOP Billionaires Plan: We'll Pick the Republican Presidential Candidate

It's amazing that those that think they are saving America are really doing the work of a billionaire oil glutton.

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from The Atlantic

McDonald's Can't Figure Out How Its Workers Survive on Minimum Wage

$15 minimum wage keeps the tax payers from paying McDonalds employees. It boosts the local economy while reducing the need for offshore tax shelters.

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: In full, “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice, like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.”

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Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice - Nelson Mandela | Nancy made this with Spoken.ly

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Credit crunch Christmas cards for a Great Depression and Hungry New Year snapped up

!! This ^ same can be said for here in the UK (obviously different examples for where else my tax money will go)

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from from-student-to-teacher

https://ecopsi.org/blog/2014/10/31/lowest-child-pov...

Add to that school health care and lunch provided everyday, which covers about a third of the daily nutritional need. #Finland #child #poverty. Finland treats minors like people who deserve to be given a fair chance at life, imagine that.

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from Twitter

MintPress News on

It saddens me that we live in a society based off of individualistic minded elites who's only worry about keeping and sustaining their wealth through funding wars instead of trying to bring the world together by donating barely a quarter of the money it takes to fund a war to end world poverty

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from Twitter

Jeremy Corbyn for PM on

@jeremycorbyn's politics aren't about courting the tabloids, but about doing what is right. RT if you agree #JezWeCan

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