Tag: economy-inequality-poverty

  • I Don't Think 'Middle Class' Means What Politicians Think It Means

    Since you can’t go two minutes in this accursed election season without being bludgeoned over the head with a middle-class-themed talking point, I thought it would be a good idea to take a step back and provide a little perspective on what the political status quo seems to think the middle class is. The big […]

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  • Give This Piece Of Modern Art Some Time To Sink In

    It’s important for art to ask tough questions. This conceptual piece is beautiful, weird, and shocking all at once. Don’t forget to read the eloquent artist’s statement (below the video) after watching. Artist’s statement on The Cure For Greed:  Whatever we feel about greed, we can agree on one thing: it exists.  Whether there’s too […]

  • When Lunch Is Over, These Lunchroom Staffers Can’t Wait To Get Their Mitts On What Kids Didn't Eat

    It’s estimated that we throw out 40% of our food in the States. Yipes, and with all the people who don’t have enough? Schools like these in Indiana are starting to do something so much better with food they’ve been dumping. Read more: http://upworthy.com/when-lunch-is-over-these-lunchroom-staffers-cant-wait-to-get-their-mitts-on-what-kids-didnt-eat

  • I Was Shocked To Hear About One Guy Who Is On Food Stamps…

    There’s a myth about those who receive SNAP benefits (food stamps): that they’re living large off the taxpayers. Here’s a reality check from a veteran that will make you think long and hard. [<a href=”//storify.com/BrandonWeber/my-name-is-jason-i-m-a-35-yr-old-white-male-combat” target=”_blank”>View the story “My Name Is Jason, I’m A 35-Yr-Old White Male Combat Veteran…And I’m On Food Stamps” on Storify</a>] […]