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STANDARD OF LIVING FOR ILLEGAL CHILD CROSSERS HIGHER THAN AMERICAN CHILDREN: ILLEGALS KILLING PARENTS OF US CHILDREN

Breitbart: “Migrant children who cross into the United States either alone or with adults have a higher standard of living once they are put into federal care than the more than 13 million American children who are living in poverty across the country. 178 more words

Politics

Contingency: a last word

Having refuted (here, here, and here) a lot of folk wisdom about increased volatility in the job market, I’d to file a postscript on the meaning of it all. 494 more words

An industrial strategy for workers

On Sunday, I spoke at the Morning Star Scotland Spring conference on an industrial strategy for the people, sharing a platform with Unite’s inspriring Roz Foyer, and Scottish Labour leader, Richard Leonard. 42 more words

Leeds Labour Manifesto 2018: 6, Tackling poverty and deprivation- Leeds Labour pays the Living Wage

Under the Tories and LibDem/Tory Coalition targets for tackling Child Poverty were abolished and it is women and children who have borne the brunt of austerity. 212 more words

Leeds Labour Council

US Foreign Aid to Israel

According to the UN Human Development Index, Israel ranked 19th in the world for standards of living in 2016. With this in mind, it brings into question why Israel is the largest cumulative recipient of US foreign assistance since World War II. 280 more words

Israel

Living On Unease

I finished reading The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking recently. I loved it. I savoured flipping every page of it, what with it being very well designed and all. 528 more words

Being Human

Can rich countries meaningfully help developing countries improve their standards of living?

“Economic development is really a team sport, and I know of no other sport as competitive” – Jim Kelley

In order to achieve economic development, three conditions must be met; firstly, it must bring about higher income, enhancing material well being, as well as self-esteem, through raising living standards. 1,750 more words

Economics