Poverty

Like Farting in a Lift: Raj Patel on the Impoliteness of Poverty, Inequality and the Need to End Food Marketing to Children

From The Inquiring Mind archives, here’s a worthy example of the work that appeared in that Buddhist journal over the course of its thirty-one year run. This is an extended excerpt of an interview with Raj Patel that was first published in their Fall 2014 edition. It has lost none of its relevance or clarity.…

Sen. Warren Calls Speaker Ryan Poverty Plan an ‘Agenda for Creating Poverty’

Though the Pentagon continues to have all the funds it requires to purchase weapons that do not work and serve primarily to enrich defense contractors, House Republicans continue to push for balancing the federal budget on the backs of the poor. From the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities: House GOP’s Attention to Poverty Is…