fix articles 12646, supplemental security income
US and Puerto Rico Faith Groups Send Congress Recommendations on Island's Crisis (tags)
Religious leaders in Puerto Rico and Jubilee USA urged a new Congressional task force to reform US laws to promote economic growth in Puerto Rico.
Key Declaration about Mental Illness and Homelessness in U.S.A. by E. Fuller Torrey (tags)
Author of the Tragic Odyssey of the Homeless Mentally Ill a Text by Harper and Row. Until the laye 1950's most seriously mentally ill lived in state hospitals It became feasible to discharge 100,000's of thousands when medications improved. by 1985 the population had decreased by 80%
Fiscal cliff is a hoax, may be bipartisan excuse to kill off U.S. poor people! (tags)
The media hype about the so-called fiscal cliff is just another bipartisan excuse to increase the gap between the wealthy and ever increasing number of poor people in the U.S. Notice both parties are advocating large cuts to social safety net programs when people are already struggling with poverty, while U.S. military bases remain operational on foreign soil through the Earth and only Presidential candidate Ron Paul was willing to save money by closing ALL overseas bases.
Proposed Budget defunds HIV Meds for Inmates (and more) (tags)
On May 14, 2010, Governor Schwarzenegger released his 2010/2011 budget revision, commonly referred to as the “May Revise”. The May Revise is an updated budget proposal based on California’s most recent revenue estimates and policy proposals. The 2010/2011 budget revision attempts to address California’s ongoing economic difficulties, including a projected budget gap of $19.9 billion. The Governor is seeking to fill the gap through a combination of expenditure cuts ($12.4 billion), federal funds ($3.4 billion), alter‐native funding ($1.3 billion) and fund shifts and loans ($2.1 billion).
CALIFORNIA BUDGET : DEEP CUTS FOR THE POOR, NO TAXES FOR THE RICH (tags)
The Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) strongly condemns the California Legislature ( the two parties )and the Governor for the its latest assaults on all CAlifornians. The EPCC denounces the so-called compromise on the budget that added untold hardships on the people of California.
Toxic Plans for Toxic Assets (tags)
Obama stimulus from hell.
GOVERNOR PROPOSES RECKLESS CUTS TO PROGRAMS THAT DELIVER PROVEN RESULTS TO VETERANS (tags)
On Veterans Day, (Tuesday November 11th) disabled veterans and the workers who provide their home care will rally to demand Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and lawmakers protect efficient programs that provide proven results to taxpayers—like the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program.
Frances Fox Piven's "Challenging Authority" (tags)
Advancing disruptive social protests for change.
The War on Working Americans - Part II (tags)
Part II of how American workers are losing out.
Fake Congressional Opposition to War (tags)
Congress again betrays the electorate
War, budget cuts ignite voter rebellion (tags)
WASHINGTON — President George W. Bush’s smear tactics failed to silence his growing opposition as the peace movement and defenders of the poor stepped up their fight against the Iraq war and a Republican proposal to cut $50 billion from federal programs for low-income Americans.