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Resources and Context for Those Who Have Fallen on Hard Times

Image Source: Pexels It’s hard to stay afloat, financially speaking, in today’s America. The average cost of living has increased by 14 percent since 2015, even as wages remain relatively stagnant. No matter where in the country you live, there’s a high chance that you’re living paycheck to paycheck and struggling to make ends meet.  […]

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Are Poor Receiving “Luxuries”?

As Rachel Maddow pointed out while she was in town visiting Ball State University and taping her live MSNBC show, the republicans are literally using the poor as punch lines for their jokes, and to demonize them as lazy and refusing to work. When these comments are made, the crowds in attendance applaud. Political experts […]