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The coming winter looks grim for the UK. Energy bills are soaring up and pushing many into poverty. Praying for a mild winter, but I'm not sure even that will be enough. Gross incompetence at the highest levels of government in full effect _...Read More_
The coming winter looks grim for the UK. Energy bills are soaring up and pushing many into poverty. Praying for a mild winter, but I'm not sure even that will be enough. Gross incompetence at the highest levels of government in full effect _...Read More_
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"Payments from the child tax credit were closing the gaps on child hunger and poverty. But Congress failed to renew it. Now families who need it most have already slipped back into financial trouble."
"Payments from the child tax credit were closing the gaps on child hunger and poverty. But Congress failed to renew it. Now families who need it most have already slipped back into financial trouble."
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"Child poverty in the U.S. rose by ~41 percent from December 2021 to January 2022, as Manchin and the GOP opposed extension of Biden's expanded Child Tax Credit."
"Child poverty in the U.S. rose by ~41 percent from December 2021 to January 2022, as Manchin and the GOP opposed extension of Biden's expanded Child Tax Credit."
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"Nine million low income families will be £500 a year worse off on average after the planned below-inflation increase in universal credit and other means-tested benefits are introduced in April, experts say."
"Nine million low income families will be £500 a year worse off on average after the planned below-inflation increase in universal credit and other means-tested benefits are introduced in April, experts say."
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"Since the monthly payments from the expanded Child Tax Credit expired at the end of 2021, nearly 3.7 million more children are in poverty, according to a new study from Columbia University."
"Since the monthly payments from the expanded Child Tax Credit expired at the end of 2021, nearly 3.7 million more children are in poverty, according to a new study from Columbia University."
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>"Losing the enhanced monthly child tax credit has made it difficult for some parents to afford necessities like diapers and day care. Democratic senators who support the enhanced credit are urging President Joe Biden to preserve it in _...Read More_
>"Losing the enhanced monthly child tax credit has made it difficult for some parents to afford necessities like diapers and day care. Democratic senators who support the enhanced credit are urging President Joe Biden to preserve it in _...Read More_
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"A study that provided poor mothers with cash stipends for the first year of their children’s lives appears to have changed the babies’ brain activity in ways associated with stronger cognitive development, a finding with potential _...Read More_
"A study that provided poor mothers with cash stipends for the first year of their children’s lives appears to have changed the babies’ brain activity in ways associated with stronger cognitive development, a finding with potential _...Read More_
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“On the day of the transplant, Rahmati was sick and the doctors refused to operate. “I couldn’t breathe properly, so the doctors took me down from the hospital bed, but I returned. I told them ‘I am happy with my own death, but I can’t _...Read More_
“On the day of the transplant, Rahmati was sick and the doctors refused to operate. “I couldn’t breathe properly, so the doctors took me down from the hospital bed, but I returned. I told them ‘I am happy with my own death, but I can’t _...Read More_
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CNN: Taxing extreme wealth could lift 2.3 billion people out of poverty. >"These extreme inequalities are the preexisting condition that made our _...Read More_
CNN: Taxing extreme wealth could lift 2.3 billion people out of poverty. >"These extreme inequalities are the preexisting condition that made our _...Read More_
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"The charity, which is focused on combating global poverty, said the 10 wealthiest men's fortunes skyrocketed collectively from $700 billion to $1.5 trillion (€1.314 trillion), at a rate of around $1.3 billion per day."
"The charity, which is focused on combating global poverty, said the 10 wealthiest men's fortunes skyrocketed collectively from $700 billion to $1.5 trillion (€1.314 trillion), at a rate of around $1.3 billion per day."
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"For millions of American families with children, the 15th of the month took on a special significance in 2021: It was the day they received their monthly child _...Read More_
"For millions of American families with children, the 15th of the month took on a special significance in 2021: It was the day they received their monthly child _...Read More_
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"Sri Lanka is facing a deepening financial and humanitarian crisis with fears it could go bankrupt in 2022 as inflation rises to record levels, food prices rocket and its coffers run dry."
"Sri Lanka is facing a deepening financial and humanitarian crisis with fears it could go bankrupt in 2022 as inflation rises to record levels, food prices rocket and its coffers run dry."
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>"Campaigners fear fuel poverty could hit highest level since records began unless government acts"
>"Campaigners fear fuel poverty could hit highest level since records began unless government acts"
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Critics of wealth redistribution further point out that aid allocation is often heavily influenced by politics and is thus prone to corruption. Others also note that much of the wealth that the rich possess is in the form of capital goods _...Read More_
Critics of wealth redistribution further point out that aid allocation is often heavily influenced by politics and is thus prone to corruption. Others also note that much of the wealth that the rich possess is in the form of capital goods _...Read More_