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  • This essay looks at how little mainstream media covers issues of poverty and the reasons why. Certain factors determine whether a conflict gets covered by the media, this essay details those factors.

    Mainstream Media’s Lack of Coverage on Poverty

    Mainstream Media’s Lack of Coverage on Poverty

    by Marcelo Guadiana0

  • What daily concerns do homeless people face? Homelessness can happen to anyone, so it’s best to be prepared by knowing some survival skills.

    A Guide to Homelessness

    A Guide to Homelessness

    by Rupert Taylor4

  • How can you tell if someone is homeless? There's no sure way but there are a lot of clues that may add up to homelessness when taken together. Knowing them can keep people living on the street safer.

    How to Tell if Someone Might Be Homeless

    How to Tell if Someone Might Be Homeless

    by Kylyssa Shay15

  • Poverty cycles, discrimination, social privilege, and other social controversies come to light when examining the social structure of life in the United States. Rather than considering these as random occurrences, we can identify them as systematic shortcomings fueled by an imperfect culture.

    Who Wins? Exploring Success and Failure in American Society

    Who Wins? Exploring Success and Failure in American Society

    by Brad Nye3

  • Every time you swipe your EDD debit card, you are giving Bank of America money. Don't allow this predatory corporate bank to capitalize on your misfortune. This guide will show you how to stop letting them profit off of your unemployment benefits.

    How to Use Your EDD Debit Card to Piss Off Bank of America

    How to Use Your EDD Debit Card to Piss Off Bank of America

    by Jenifer L55

  • There are several deep-rooted causes of Indian poverty. Some have historical roots and others derive strength from socio-political structures. Lack of effective governance and corruption has only sustained Indian poverty.

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    8 Reasons Why India Is so Poor

    by Goodpal130

  • Do you struggle to determine whether or not you should give money to homeless people? I did until I had this experience.

    To Give or Not to Give Money

    To Give or Not to Give Money

    by Sandraliz2

  • If you know a senior citizen who may be struggling financially, please reach out by sharing this information about senior citizen food assistance programs across the country.

    Senior Citizen Food Assistance Programs

    Senior Citizen Food Assistance Programs

    by Rachelle Williams6

  • Jonathan Swift’s satirical essay serves to demonstrate how Ireland’s poverty under England’s Penal Law system has forced many of the Irish people to accept and commit otherwise repulsive feats in order to survive. It serves as a satirical critique of the system.

    Swift's

    Swift's "A Modest Proposal": A Protest Against Penal Laws

    by PseudonymousBoch0

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