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The Rush to Abandon the Poor

New York Times editorial posted at http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/18/opinion/the-rush-to-abandon-the-poor.html Published: July 17, 2012 The state with the country’s worst health care record just happens to have a governor who has been the loudest voice against national efforts to improve it. A quarter … Continue reading

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Poverty. Just Say It.

Sunday 21 August 2011 by: Kathy Mulady, Equal Voice Newspaper | News Analysis   Washington – It’s taken a plunging stock market, the deficit debate, foreclosure signs on neighborhood houses and the threat of a double-dip recession to force Americans … Continue reading

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The New Resentment of the Poor

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   New York Times Editorial Published: August 30, 2011   In a decade of frenzied tax-cutting for the rich, the Republican Party just happened to lower tax rates for the poor, as well. … Continue reading

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Moral Choices Abound in a Budgeting Process

State’s highest priority must be caring for the poor. By Stephen Drachler http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/20110307_Moral_choices_abound_in_a_budgeting_process.html   Published on March 7, 2011   When Gov. Corbett unveils his first state budget on Tuesday, he will be starting a process of making moral decisions … Continue reading

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Bread for the World Lenten Resources

From Bread for the World (http://www.bread.org):   Lent is a time for deep spiritual and personal reflection. I invite you to join us as we observe the season with a series of meditations available through Breadblog (http://blog.bread.org/2011/03/lenten-devotions-day-one.html?utm_source=otheremail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=lent2011), Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2220297389#!/breadfortheworld), and … Continue reading

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America’s Poor are its Most Generous Givers

From McClatchy Newspapers Washington Bureau; Article posted on May 19, 2009 at http://www.mcclatchydc.com/226/v-print/story/68456.html.   Frank Greve | McClatchy Newspapers last updated: May 19, 2009 04:00:45 PM   WASHINGTON — When Jody Richards saw a homeless man begging outside a downtown … Continue reading

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