Poverty is like punishment for a crime you did not commit. —Eli Khamarov
It’s so offensive to call this “a rocket ship recovery” for the 8 million Americans who have plunged into poverty and the many millions more who have lost not just their jobs but their livelihoods, their health insurance and, in many cases, loved ones.
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Understanding why a resurgence of hate followed 90/91 economic reforms that lifted 140 million above poverty: "We do not hate as long as we still attach a lesser value, but only when we attach an equal or a greater value." — Friedrich Nietzsche
Many who tweeted about my father today would have hated him 50 years ago. He was for the eradication of poverty and caring for poor people. No human was an alien to him because he believed this is a World House. And he asserted that inequality in healthcare is most inhumane. #MLK
"I've pulled myself up by the bootstraps so many damn times that I ripped them off." This single mom works two jobs and has a bachelor's degree. She wants lawmakers to know poverty is not about being lazy.
Don't have a red nose? That's ok! For every RT we'll donate $10 toward ending child poverty. #RedNose4Kids
A person's dignity does not depend on them being a citizen, a migrant, or a refugee. Saving the life of someone fleeing war and poverty is an act of humanity. #WithRefugees
Theresa May didn't publicly break down over Windrush, or Grenfell, or disabled people having their benefits cut, or children driven into poverty. In the end, she only publicly shed a tear over her own career.
I ask every member of the Maduro regime: End this nightmare of poverty, hunger and death. LET YOUR PEOPLE GO. Set your country free! Now is the time for all Venezuelan Patriots to act together, as one united people. Nothing could be better for the future of Venezuela!