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Indeed, when the first asylums were created, the poor and the mad were locked up together with the rest of society’s outcasts.
HOW COLONIALISM AND CAPITALISM HELPED PLACE A STIGMA ON MENTAL ILLNESSBALAJI RAVICHANDRANFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A House committee took the proposal further this week, replacing Hogan’s $750 payments to 400,000 poor families with a three-year anti-poverty plan that would increase the Earned Income Tax Credit.
MARYLAND HOUSE DEMOCRATS PUSH TO EXPAND ELIGIBILITY FOR COVID RELIEFOVETTA WIGGINS, ERIN COXFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The wealthier wards had kids returning to class at twice the rate as the poorest ward in the city, according to city data.
THE MID-PANDEMIC RETURN TO SCHOOL IS TOTALLY WEIRD FOR KIDS. AND POSSIBLY LONELY, TOO.PETULA DVORAKFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Chairs that offer active sitting will strengthen your core while offering support for your lower back, while chairs that have poor support can cause spinal alignment issues and lead to a potentially serious back injury.
BEST DESK CHAIR FOR ANY HOME OFFICEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Their conclusion, summarized in a statement and short report, is that the crash stemmed from the pilot executing “poor decision making” as well as experiencing spatial disorientation.
THIS SURPRISINGLY COMMON FLIGHT ISSUE CONTRIBUTED TO KOBE BRYANT’S HELICOPTER CRASHROB VERGERFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Additionally, many inner-city school buildings have poor ventilation and other physical constraints that make reopening them harder.
MY GREAT-GRANDMOTHER IDA B. WELLS LEFT A LEGACY OF ACTIVISM IN EDUCATION. WE NEED THAT NOW.MICHELLE DUSTERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They wanted to direct some appointments to residents of poorer neighborhoods, where far more residents have died of the virus.
CONFUSION AND CHAOS: INSIDE THE VACCINE ROLLOUT IN D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIAJULIE ZAUZMER, GREGORY S. SCHNEIDER, ERIN COXFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Weeks following the game’s launch Sony and Microsoft offered gamers refunds, citing bugs and poor performance on older consoles.
CD PROJEKT HIT BY RANSOMWARE ATTACK, REFUSES TO PAY RANSOMZACK WHITTAKERFEBRUARY 9, 2021TECHCRUNCH
If the new phrase match treatment is capturing poor matches for your ads, you can add negative keywords to help decrease wasted budget.
GOOGLE’S UPDATED PHRASE MATCH SIMPLIFIES KEYWORDS AND WORRIES ADVERTISERSGEORGE NGUYENFEBRUARY 9, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
All this tells the story of a locked-in defender rarely finding himself beaten down the court or in poor defensive position.
JOEL EMBIID CHANGED HIS OFFSEASON CONDITIONING. NOW HE’S PLAYING LIKE AN MVP.YARON WEITZMANFEBRUARY 9, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO POOR

  • commiserable
  • deplorable
  • distressing
  • feeble
  • heartbreaking
  • heartrending
  • inadequate
  • lamentable
  • meager
  • melting
  • miserable
  • moving
  • paltry
  • petty
  • piteous
  • pitiable
  • pitiful
  • plaintive
  • poignant
  • poor
  • puny
  • rueful
  • sorry
  • tender
  • touching
  • useless
  • woeful
  • worthless
  • wretched
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