Tag: poor

COMMENTARY

The “I Am Fallen And Can’t Get Up” Mindset

“The poor cannot take care of the poor” is a startling contention. Leave the truth of it- if that it is- aside. On second thoughts, let’s assume its truth in an environment where we are all poor. Who is going to be the victim to say, “I am fallen, and I can’t get up?” Is “I am more so in […]

COMMENTARY

Are You Better Off Today Than You Were Four Years Ago?

Them belly full but we hungry A hungry mob is an angry mob A rain a-fall but the dirt, it tough A pot a-cook but the food no ‘nough — Bob Marley Karl Marx defines the working class as individuals who sell their labor for wages and who do not own the means of production. This, of course, includes both […]

LIFESTYLE

A Story Of Ingratitude

One day, a very wealthy man was walking on the road. Along the way, he saw a beggar on the sidewalk. The rich man looks kindly on the beggar and asked, “How did you become a beggar?” The beggar said, “Sir, I’ve been applying for a job for a year now but haven’t found any. You look like a rich […]

EDITORIAL

The Pauperization Of The Working Class

Sociologists over the years have sought to define the working class in many different ways and from various perspectives. One working definition proffered is that of Karl Marx who defines the working class as individuals who sell their labor for wages and who do not own the means of production. On the other hand, renown American sociologist Denis L. Gilbert […]

COMMENTARY

Republican Tax Cut Bill!

Tax Cuts make the 1% richer and 99% poorer! Readers Bureau, Contributor Edited by Jesus Chan  Do you want to add feedback to this story? Please add a comment in the box below or send us an email at info@thereadersbureau.com Like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TheReadersBureau Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/readersbureau21