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The Huffington Post
This Is What It's Like To Live On $2 A DayWhat's it like to have no source of income? That's life for millions of America
This Is What It's Like To Live On $2 A Day
The Huffington Post / Posted 12 hours ago
What's it like to have no source of income? That's life for millions of Americans, although the political debate barely acknowledges that reality. When conversations about poverty take place in Washington, they typically focus on the working poor,... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
That Which Divides UsIn the past year, intense tensions around race in America have re-emerged, spar
That Which Divides Us
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 9 days ago
In the past year, intense tensions around race in America have re-emerged, sparking protests, civil unrest and reams of media coverage. The conversation has deep relevance in Cincinnati, which experienced racially charged unrest over the 2001 police... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
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The Border Mail
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
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The Border Mail
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
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The Courier
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
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The Young Witness
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
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Western Advocate
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
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Kiama Independent
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
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Manning River Times
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
Manning River Times / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
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The North West Star
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
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Daily Liberal
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
34 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin ParkinsonA former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and we
National Reform Summit: Recession wake-up call from ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions and welfare lobbyists that the equivalent of a recession is looming in the next decade unless Australia boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic... Read more
34 related stories
9d
The Courier
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recessionFormer Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recession
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
Former Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into a real mess" and faces the real prospect of a recession unless the country boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions... Read more
34 related stories
9d
Northern Daily Leader
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recessionFormer Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recession
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
Former Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into a real mess" and faces the real prospect of a recession unless the country boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions... Read more
34 related stories
9d
The Young Witness
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recessionFormer Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recession
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
Former Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into a real mess" and faces the real prospect of a recession unless the country boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions... Read more
34 related stories
9d
Western Advocate
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recessionFormer Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recession
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Former Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into a real mess" and faces the real prospect of a recession unless the country boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions... Read more
34 related stories
9d
Kiama Independent
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recessionFormer Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recession
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Former Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into a real mess" and faces the real prospect of a recession unless the country boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions... Read more
34 related stories
9d
Manning River Times
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recessionFormer Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recession
Manning River Times / Posted 9 days ago
Former Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into a real mess" and faces the real prospect of a recession unless the country boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions... Read more
34 related stories
9d
Goondiwindi Argus
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recessionFormer Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recession
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
Former Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into a real mess" and faces the real prospect of a recession unless the country boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions... Read more
34 related stories
9d
The North West Star
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recessionFormer Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recession
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
Former Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into a real mess" and faces the real prospect of a recession unless the country boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions... Read more
34 related stories
9d
Daily Liberal
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recessionFormer Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recession
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
Former Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into a real mess" and faces the real prospect of a recession unless the country boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions... Read more
34 related stories
9d
The Border Mail
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recessionFormer Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recession
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Former Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into a real mess" and faces the real prospect of a recession unless the country boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions... Read more
34 related stories
9d
Illawarra Mercury
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recessionFormer Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into
National Reform Summit: Ex-Treasury head Martin Parkinson warns of recession
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
Former Treasury boss Martin Parkinson believes Australia is "sleepwalking into a real mess" and faces the real prospect of a recession unless the country boosts productivity. A former Treasury head has told a historic coalition of business, unions... Read more
34 related stories
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Insurers' new rates approved by statepremiums for plans offered to individual consumers by an average of more than 7
Insurers' new rates approved by state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
premiums for plans offered to individual consumers by an average of more than 7 percent next year under rates approved by the Arkansas Insurance Department on Tuesday. The plans affected by the rate increase include those offered by Arkansas Blue... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Governor: Realign MedicaidArkansas should continue using Medicaid funds to buy private insurance for low-
Governor: Realign Medicaid
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Arkansas should continue using Medicaid funds to buy private insurance for low-income residents, but limit coverage to those earning a minimum income, Gov. Asa Hutchinson recommended Wednesday. Hutchinson also proposed using the state's Medicaid... Read more
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Salon.com
The rise of the “self-proclaimed socialist”: Why reporters shouldn’t be so surprised that Bernie Sanders’ appeal is growingWallace that socialism is gaining ground in America. He’s right – sort of. Car
The rise of the “self-proclaimed socialist”: Why reporters shouldn’t be so surprised that Bernie Sanders’ appeal is growing
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
Wallace that socialism is gaining ground in America. He’s right – sort of. Carson was explaining why his idea for a flat tax of 10 percent won’t fly with lots of Americans. “You make $10 billion, you pay $1 billion. Now, I know a lot of people... Read more
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Ekklesia
The benefit cap, the political Trojan horse of welfare reformOf all welfare reform policies, the benefit cap has resonated most strongly wit
The benefit cap, the political Trojan horse of welfare reform
Ekklesia / Posted 22 days ago
Of all welfare reform policies, the benefit cap has resonated most strongly with the public, and gained most support from across the political spectrum. As a headline policy it has been easy to explain and to promote. When politicians asked, 'why... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 12Questions and Answers - Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 7:04 pmPress Release: Office
August 12
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 days ago
Questions and Answers - Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 7:04 pmPress Release: Office of the ClerkQuestions to MinistersEconomy—International Economic Development1.SCOTT SIMPSON (National—Coromandel) to the Minister of Finance : What reports has... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hockey's tax pitch favours simplicity over fairness Joe Hockey may like to spout a few motherhood statements about wanting "lower
Hockey's tax pitch favours simplicity over fairness
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
Joe Hockey may like to spout a few motherhood statements about wanting "lower, simpler and fairer taxes", but thus far his attention would appear to be on taxes being lower and simpler, rather than... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Hillary Clinton rolls out $350 billion, 10-year college affordability planof Maryland and Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont – have already made
Hillary Clinton rolls out $350 billion, 10-year college affordability plan
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 24 days ago
of Maryland and Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont – have already made college affordability plans a cornerstone of their campaigns. Now Clinton has announced what her campaign is calling the “New College Compact,” a pledge to tackle the... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Godzilla vs. Mothra vs. You: The Health Care Industry ConsolidatesAnd the great fleas, themselves, in turn Have greater fleas to go on; While t
Godzilla vs. Mothra vs. You: The Health Care Industry Consolidates
Naked Capitalism / Posted 26 days ago
And the great fleas, themselves, in turn Have greater fleas to go on; While these again have greater still, And greater still, and so on. —The Siphonaptera Two salient characteristics of the huge and hugely complex health care industry — which... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Costs mean Medicare, Medicaid may not be best approachon health care (“Medicare, Medicaid offer Americans security,” July 31) touted
Costs mean Medicare, Medicaid may not be best approach
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
on health care (“Medicare, Medicaid offer Americans security,” July 31) touted benefits but made no mention of costs. These programs and the Affordable Care Act do provide insurance for millions, many with low incomes. Senior citizens no... Read more
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The Star
US$21tril to US32tril stashed away in tax havens pose economic challengeCAPITAL flight to offshore tax havens, estimated at between US$21 trillion to U
US$21tril to US32tril stashed away in tax havens pose economic challenge
The Star / Posted 1 months ago
CAPITAL flight to offshore tax havens, estimated at between US$21 trillion to US$32 trillion, poses a major challenge especially in tackling income inequality, poverty and debt issues. In total, 10 million individuals around the world hold assets... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Then & Now: Medicare, Medicaid turn 50on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insuranc
Then & Now: Medicare, Medicaid turn 50
Rolla Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance."No longer will older Americans be denied the healing miracle of modern medicine," Johnson said at the bill signing. "No longer will illness crush and destroy the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Cuts to council tax benefits have gone largely unreported - but the consequences are big news for Britain's poorestNext to headline- grabbing cuts like the ‘bedroom tax’ and the ‘benefit cap’, c
Cuts to council tax benefits have gone largely unreported - but the consequences are big news for Britain's poorest
The New Statesman / Posted 1 months ago
Next to headline- grabbing cuts like the ‘bedroom tax’ and the ‘benefit cap’, council tax benefit cuts have gone largely unnoticed. But the 2.3 million people paying on average £167 per year more as a result of the cuts have noticed. Big time - as... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance.
Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 1 months ago
July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance. "No longer will older Americans be denied the healing miracle of modern medicine," Johnson said at the bill signing. "No longer will illness crush and destroy the... Read more
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