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entertainment (free libraries, ebooks, audiobooks, games and similar) pref with review 10 w0nderer Oct 2015 Aug 2016 9 2130
Food Prep And Ideas 13 w0nderer Oct 2015 Jun 2016 2 3250
'poorsplaining' [View all] 112 Dragonfli Jun 2016 Jun 2016 270 10157
Low resource (money, time, space) gardening (windowsill, balcony, container, porch) 10 w0nderer Oct 2015 Mar 2016 11 2674
History of this group, and ideas 9 w0nderer Oct 2015 Mar 2016 14 1945
Depression time and earlier resources 2 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 4 1518
Small signage 3 madamesilverspurs Oct 2015 Oct 2015 8 2115
I'll start 37 marym625 Oct 2015 Oct 2015 17 3969
Hi, all :-) 2 w0nderer Oct 2015 Oct 2015 12 1717
Used to be the yardstick was if your Mom didn't have to work... 9 bmpbmp Oct 4 Oct 4 4 1114
Kitsap Rescue Mission set to lose permit to operate overnight shelter 0 icymist Sep 20 Sep 20 0 276
Elderly Bankruptcy Is On The Rise -- Here's Why 7 mfcorey1 Aug 16 Aug 17 12 1032
Koch chicken 6 Traildogbob Aug 2019 Aug 2019 0 654
Arizona On Track To $12/Hour While Maintaining A Healthy Economy 0 corbettkroehler Jul 2019 Jul 2019 1 488
So this just looked like a good price to me 3 discntnt_irny_srcsm Mar 2019 Mar 2019 3 986
so the longest government lockdown was just done by Donny 0 w0nderer Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 862
I was looking for a place to discuss the hell that is healthcaredotgov 3 trixie2 Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 992
NYT Magazine article on Working Poor 0 irisblue Sep 2018 Sep 2018 6 1090
60% interest for payday loans in Ohio. XPost 3 irisblue Jul 2018 Aug 2018 3 1075
Grocery stores worry about Trump's pullback on SNAP (food stamps) 4 left-of-center2012 Apr 2018 Jun 2018 3 1075
x-post from judy lynn lbn "scottish cafe chain builds village for homeless" 0 w0nderer May 2018 May 2018 3 1165
X-post -- Trump Quietly Scales Back Assistance Programs For Poor Americans -- goldenheart 4 w0nderer Apr 2018 Apr 2018 5 1239
Have You Had Experience Being Working Poor? 15 BlueDog22 Feb 2018 Feb 2018 7 2543
How debt works for the 1%: 11 discntnt_irny_srcsm Nov 2016 Feb 2018 12 2767
6,234 lobbyists worked on the Tax Scam 2 BigmanPigman Dec 2017 Dec 2017 2 1197
Sharing about a pet money saver 0 discntnt_irny_srcsm Dec 2017 Dec 2017 10 829
Some Instacart workers to strike over pay that can be as low as $1 per hour 0 workinclasszero Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 939
damn, looks like the trump budget is out to get us 4 dembotoz May 2017 May 2017 0 5773
My car isn't new enough but this might help others 8 discntnt_irny_srcsm May 2017 May 2017 4 6035
i'ma gonna assume it's someone here 2 w0nderer Feb 2017 Feb 2017 2 2263
how are we all doing under 'king Donald' 6 w0nderer Feb 2017 Feb 2017 1 1432
Christmas Day in the Work House by George R. Sims 6 no_hypocrisy Dec 2016 Dec 2016 6 2745
Minimum wage protests planned in 340 cities 3 think Nov 2016 Nov 2016 4 1080
United Way event looks at working poor 0 inanna Nov 2016 Nov 2016 3 770
Montreal’s number of ‘working poor’ rises dramatically 0 inanna Nov 2016 Nov 2016 2 742
For voting day 1 w0nderer Nov 2016 Nov 2016 4 824
what are you folks seeing...saw a couple unexpected layoffs from firms with folks close this week 2 dembotoz Oct 2016 Oct 2016 2 1367
Refurbished PC and monitor for $174 (free shipping) 2 discntnt_irny_srcsm Sep 2016 Sep 2016 0 974
How many 'working poor' are in Louisiana? (Towntalk Article) 1 inanna Sep 2016 Sep 2016 2 936
The Republicans Are My Enemy 10 scottie55 Jun 2016 Aug 2016 5 1412
Does anyone have experience with payday loans? 21 shadowrider Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 2132
Stores to customers: "Cash not welcome here" 18 shadowrider Aug 2016 Aug 2016 7 1915
A note from a loser. Or is it moocher? 1 madamesilverspurs Aug 2016 Aug 2016 6 1024
So, I have a small break between jobs 23 shadowrider Apr 2016 Aug 2016 1 2728
Being working poor means toiling through “pure hell” for next to nothing. 23 inanna Jun 2016 Aug 2016 41 2357
Our Poverty Myth 6 eridani Jun 2016 Aug 2016 32 1615
A minimum wage hike is just part of the solution to help the working poor 3 inanna Jul 2016 Jul 2016 10 1497
Number of working poor climbing in Vancouver suburbs 0 inanna Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 798
Anyone know a good labor attorney? 6 Melurkyoulongtime Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 1712
Rise of the 'precariat,' the global scourge of precarious jobs 3 inanna Jun 2016 Jun 2016 5 1203
Three Angels Clinic treats the 'working poor' 2 inanna Jun 2016 Jun 2016 5 1183
America’s new working poor — in manufacturing 6 inanna May 2016 Jun 2016 13 1386
Kelowna's working poor pushing into homeless shelters 2 inanna Jun 2016 Jun 2016 7 923
xpost of gd's: "The people who complain about their taxes getting stuff for poor people" 6 w0nderer Jun 2016 Jun 2016 26 1401
X post of Eridani's:Minimum Wage Workers Can’t Afford Rent Anywhere In The Country 4 w0nderer May 2016 May 2016 31 1219
x post from: Snarkoleptic::economy::omaha steve labour group:restaurant+bankcards stiff workers 0 w0nderer May 2016 May 2016 4 1008
Old, sturdy wood furniture redone "very" cheap. 27 malokvale77 Apr 2016 May 2016 17 1809
In an Age of Privilege, Not Everyone Is in the Same Boat 2 eridani Apr 2016 May 2016 9 1271
Artichoke update 3 malokvale77 Apr 2016 May 2016 7 1140
If You Are Obese And Don't Even Try To Eat Healthy Why Should I Have To Pay For Your Medical Care? [View all] 112 scottie55 May 2016 May 2016 0 8879
Does anyone else freak out when you get a phone call and the caller ID says, "Card Services"? 9 shadowrider May 2016 May 2016 0 1408
By request - things I learned part II 3 malokvale77 Apr 2016 May 2016 3 956
Linking to post in GD 'When are we ever, as a people, going to start to _try_ to make this country ' 5 w0nderer Apr 2016 May 2016 7 1073
Hi folks, I found another deal on low priced PCs $74 0 discntnt_irny_srcsm Apr 2016 Apr 2016 11 1025
About artichokes 7 malokvale77 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 2 1662
Low-income Americans spend as much as $400 to get tax refund, report finds 2 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 8 2810
x-post via ohiochick::: Over 1 million face loss of food stamps over work requirements 3 w0nderer Jan 2016 Apr 2016 3 1520
Need some car advice 43 CountAllVotes Mar 2016 Mar 2016 5 4700
By request - things I learned. 3 malokvale77 Mar 2016 Mar 2016 4 1600
Although I have retired since joining this group... [View all] 105 malokvale77 Mar 2016 Mar 2016 184 12189
The U.S. Government's Warning to Courts That Jail The Poor 1 n2doc Mar 2016 Mar 2016 6 1177
X post from n2doc in GD : Unique Community Kitchen is set up like a restaurant... 2 w0nderer Mar 2016 Mar 2016 4 1221
This... 5 Melurkyoulongtime Oct 2015 Mar 2016 12 2877
Deal alert: $55 HP DC5750S Desktop PC - 6AM to midnight Pacific time 2 discntnt_irny_srcsm Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 1546
Big increase in multinational subcontracting in USA coming.. 0 Baobab Mar 2016 Mar 2016 7 1256
Review sites to gain 'bargaining power' and/or 'warn' 'find recommendations' 0 w0nderer Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 1362
A monitor deal I found 0 discntnt_irny_srcsm Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 1057
Alabama passes law banning cities and towns from increasing minimum wage (grabbed and xpost from) 0 w0nderer Feb 2016 Feb 2016 4 1208
What Life on Minimum Wage Actually Looks Like in 2016 2 w0nderer Feb 2016 Feb 2016 15 2369
from sweden 0 w0nderer Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 1306
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