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How Non-profits Help Themselves by Serving the Working Poor As Poverty Pimps

In our hatred, we’ve referred to each other in various disparaging terms to describe each other's socio-economic position within our great society. The most common of these is trailer trash. However, I perceive that in our future there will be two groups of people – those that live in mansions and those that live in trailers. Thus; the poor of all stripes will be united as a trailer trash nation!
According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC),” 40 percent of those facing eviction from foreclosure in the US are renters; yet regulations on the rental industry vary state to state with little protection for those living in rental properties.” Since 2000 of this decade a manufactured home started and remained at $35,000.00 and moved upwards above $100,000.00this is in-spite of the economy’s changing condition.  Yet, this cannot be said for traditional homes; in bad condition traditional homes may start at $45,000.00 and sky rocket upward towards the economic stratosphe…
How Unionism Created the Coming Jobs Depression By: Jabram Raven Allen Jan. 27th 2011
Due to Union opposition in creating a three tier work force consisting of : civic workers ( workers that would rely upon our current government for employment in areas of public works and service; while accepting a 1/3 salary cut in those salaries normally earned by both Union and private sector workers in exchange for job permanency, compensatory benefits, no union representation), private sector workers (those willing to compete in an open job market for lucrative business opportunities while risking frequent unemployment, lack of employee representation and bargaining power usually provided by unions), and finally Union workers that rely upon Unions to secure steady employment, healthy work conditions and benefits through collective bargaining and their ability to organize, support, and implement public protest against employers which are capable of disrupting productivity; thus preventing corporate …
How Allowing Community Colleges to Offer Four Year Degrees Protect the U.S Workforce By Jabram Raven Allen 07/23/11 According to John Rice, director of institutional advancement at Great Basin College“community colleges that offer four-year degrees aren’t necessarily trying to fit the mold of a university. The degrees being conferred across the United States are applied degrees that are not the venue of the university such as nursing and teaching education degrees where the universities are not able to meet the demand” said Hagan (et. al Nallelie VegaFebruary 3, 2010). In short; once these potential students are displaced by students from neighboring states they are much more likely to become welfare dependents and a strain upon their states social welfare system. According to an article written by Wonseon Kyung (Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 67, 1996 In-Migration of College Students to the State of New York Journal) “The interstate migration of college students influences college…