Poverty

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Fast Food Workers Strike, Demand More Than Double Minimum Wage

Networks downplay extremism as left continues push for ‘living wage.’
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MSNBC Slams Right's 'War on the Poor,' WashPost's Henderson Sees 'Antipathy,' 'Dangerous Tone'

On Tuesday's PoliticsNation on MSNBC, host Al Sharpton complained that a "war on the poor" has been "launched" by the right, prompting Washington Post political reporter Nia-Malika -Henderson to ...
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The Censorship Election

An MRC review of the ABC, CBS and NBC broadcast evening news coverage from January 1 through Election Day found that while the networks gave intensive coverage to inconsequential mistakes ...
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MSNBC's Wagner Highlights Idea of Tagging Conservatives 'Pro-Hunger'

On Thursday's The Last Word on MSNBC, during a segment with food activist Tom Colicchio, substitute host Alex Wagner raised the left-wing activist's stated desire that those who oppose his agenda ...
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Math is Hard: Al Jazeera Reports $20 Per Person Could End Poverty

Publishes ridiculous study which works out to $20 per person to end world poverty.
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NBC's Curry Rips Ryan Budget: 'Where is the Empathy?' Won't Poor People 'Suffer'?

In an interview with Congressman Paul Ryan on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry slammed the Wisconsin Republican's proposed budget: "Where is the empathy in this budget?...Do you ...

NBC: Obama Campaign Has 'One More Item' to Add to 'Greatest Hits Reel Against Romney'

Sounding like an Obama campaign spokesman on Thursday's NBC Today, correspondent Peter Alexander touted how a recent gaffe by Mitt Romney was "not the first time...Remember that he said ...

PBS Host Singles Out GOP Candidates for Hostility to Poor, 'We're In a World of Trouble'

PBS host and leftist activist Tavis Smiley called out Republican candidates for their hostility to the poor in America, on Thursday morning on MSNBC. Appearing during the 7 a.m. hour of Morning ...

America 'Less Equal...Less Mobile,' Says Reform-Hostile Welfare Writer on Front Page

Jason DeParle: "...the evidence suggests that America is not only less equal, but also less mobile....The United States maintains a thinner safety net than other rich countries, leaving more ...

NBC's Lauer Cites Left-Wing Columnist to Slam Gingrich's 'Controversial' Comments About Poor

In an interview with Donald Trump on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer hit Newt Gingrich for pointing out that poor inner city children lack role models: "He made some controversial comments ...
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