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PAF Playlist : Kill the Poor

Listening to Dead Kennedy’s back when I was in a teenager, this song didn’t register quite the same way as it does today.

Paramedic Who Makes $15 An Hour Tells The World EXACTLY What He Thinks About Fast Food Workers Earning The Same

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
Flickr / Joe Monin New York is planning to incrementally raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for all fast food employees. Many people on social media have…

I Can Haz Rant? “That’s So Ghetto.”

Originally posted on Change From Within:
Most of the time, I try to create well-reasoned and carefully-crafted blog posts about pressing social issues.  Today, though, I’ve gotta rant. There’s a lot of common…

The Pencilsword: On a plate – The Wireless

  The Pencilsword: On a plate – The Wireless.

Productive Bodies: Human Worth in the Era of Capitalism

Originally posted on anaïs charles:
The alarm on my phone rings. 5am. I feel the heaviness in my chest, aching and tender. No mind, I start my early morning ritual of mentally…

Photographer takes pictures of homeless pregnant women to help them feel beautiful

Originally posted on Metro:
Keri Vaca gives mums who are struggling a moment to treasure as they wait for their new arrival (Picture: Keri Vaca) An amazing photographer is giving women who are…

A version of the SNAP Challenge that would actually help people on SNAP

via Funky Little EarthChild I like it. If the intention of austerity challenges is to help poor people, I would think wealthy activists would be enthusiastic about this.  Presumably, SNAP challenges are intended… Continue reading

Despite Our Saviour Gwyneth Paltrow, politicians are still being jerks to poor people

Ok, let’s get this over with before moving on to more important things. Gwyneth Paltrow went food shopping with $29 and pretending to be poor for a week. You might have heard about… Continue reading

Privilege Tourism: Our Lives are NOT Social Experiments!!

Originally posted on Seriously?!?:
Dear sweet baby Jesus in a cradle up a tree, I am done, done, DONE with people of privilege donning the costume and trappings of marginalized people’s situations and…

Criminalizing Poverty Directly: How debt fuels mass incarceration

Originally posted on Abolish Prisons:
Walter Scott’s tragic death in South Carolina this last week has brought attention to a troubling reality: in South Carolina, 1 in 8 people in jail are there because…