A Guy Hung An Offensive Sign Around His Neck To Make A Solid Point. And … It Worked.

When we ignore the people around us who are struggling to get by, isn’t it a lot like putting on the first sign this guy wears?

Warning: NSFW

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Listen To These People Talk About Living On The Edge And Then Tell Me Why We Can't Change Things

Aren’t minimum-wage jobs usually transitional and mostly taken by teenagers? Not anymore. Single mothers, single fathers, married couples with kids, older folks who can’t find a job with their skill set … those are the folks working at these jobs nowadays. Here are some of their stories.

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A Super Smart Teacher Makes An Important Point About The Not-So-Good Parts Of His Students' Lives

It’s easy to see the bad in people: They behave terribly, they’re angry, they’re dangerous … on and on. But what if instead of defining students by their worst, we define them by their beautiful, fierce, resilient best?

Do you know a teacher who cares about their students like Clint does? Consider sharing this video with them. And with everyone else you know.

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A Terrible Disease Kills Thousands Every Year. Let's Stop Pretending It's Cute.

There are over 200,000 new cases of breast cancer every year. And despite what some organizations might want you to think, beating the disease has nothing to do with wearing pink and buying specially branded lemonade and perfume. It’s going to take much, much more and many more people like these women.

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There’s A Secret That A Lot Of Kids Keep Hidden When They Go To School Every Day

One of the consequences when schools close for a day or two because of weather or other reasons is that some kids don’t eat. Sometimes meals at school are the only time they can access nutritious meals that keep them alert and ready to learn. Here’s one organization that is trying to help kids both when they’re at school and when they’re not.

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How Many Minimum Wage Hours Does It Take To Afford A Two-Bedroom Apartment In Your State?

Ever wonder how people manage to get by on minimum wage? Oftentimes, they don’t…

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Hey Broke People: This Statistic Will Piss You Off

In Roz-dreamland, there are fields of glorious, glittery, magical money for everyone struggling to hustle on minimum wage. It’s a bloody beautiful place.

But don’t just let this statistic piss you off. It’s a reminder that we have to keep fighting for economic fairness for those who deserve it.

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I Wonder If Anyone That Rich Thinks, 'Yeah, I Need All This Money. All. Of. It.'

The distribution of personal wealth has gotten way out of control. Actually, no. It’s mostly under control. By the ultra-rich. And they have a lot of, you know, being rich to do, so there’s simply not enough to go around. Sorry, poor people. No yachts for you … or much of anything, really.

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