Tag Archives: Poverty

You should go on strike

Throughout history employers have never voluntarily paid their workers. If left to their own devices employers will pay as little as they can get away with out of their own pockets. This was evident in the prevalence of the slave … Continue reading

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Still Complaining, But Still so Blessed

My past few posts have been a study in panic. Because those things keep overwhelming me, I sometimes seem ungrateful for the things I do get blessed with. And I actually have a very significant amount of blessings. For example, … Continue reading

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A Nightmare in Poverty

2:30 am: I woke up from a horrible dream. I couldn’t breathe. I was being suffocated. I woke up gasping and crying. I realized it was a dream and tried to go back to sleep. 3:00 am: No use. May … Continue reading

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Jodi and Randy Speidel: A completely avoidable tragedy

Recently, a story hit my social media feeds about an Ohio couple who committed suicide. Stories like this always bother me. It would have been such a simple thing to save this couple. That they committed suicide doesn’t bother me. … Continue reading

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Poverty, there is no escape

I’m intelligent. I have educated myself. I’m lucky enough to have been born fairly attractive. I have a wonderful smile. I have a fairly nice personality. I’m driven and passionate about things that interest me. I care about others. I generally … Continue reading

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Poverty is Violence We Choose to Allow

Our current worldwide population is estimated at around 7 billion. Of that 7 billion, 85 of them possess a share equivalent to 3.5 billion of us. In total, less than 1,000 people control the means by which the other 6,999,999,000 are … Continue reading

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The Poverty Pile Up

My family lives paycheck to paycheck. Every week, by about Wednesday, we’re scrambling to make it through the last few days of the week. This happens even though both of us bring in paychecks. It happens even though we both … Continue reading

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