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Many unhoused people work full time but earn starvation, unlivable wages.
I LIVED IN MY CAR AND NOW I’M IN CONGRESS. WE NEED TO SOLVE AMERICA’S HOUSING CRISIS.CORI BUSHJULY 30, 2021TIME
A humanitarian crisis now unfolded live on India’s TV screens as nearly 1,000 migrants died from various lockdown-related causes—traffic accidents, starvation, and even police brutality as officers mercilessly enforced the rules.
WHAT WENT SO WRONG WITH COVID IN INDIA? EVERYTHING.SONIA FALEIROJULY 5, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It is the most severe starvation crisis in the world right now, and it is almost entirely manmade.
ETHIOPIA IS FACING A HUMAN-MADE FAMINEJEN KIRBYJUNE 25, 2021VOX
They seem to have died quietly, perhaps of cold, starvation, or illness.
SOMEONE STABBED A CAVE BEAR IN THE HEAD WITH A SPEAR 35,000 YEARS AGOKIONA N. SMITHJUNE 16, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Many animals swept offshore simply die of thirst or starvation before hitting islands.
ONE INCREDIBLE OCEAN CROSSING MAY HAVE MADE HUMAN EVOLUTION POSSIBLENICHOLAS R. LONGRICHMAY 2, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
For many of them it’s a slow starvation, which is really tough to deal with.
HOW “MY OCTOPUS TEACHER” DEFIED CONVENTION - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYBRANDON KEIMAPRIL 14, 2021NAUTILUS
In the face of delays, the prices of oil and coffee began to rise, and livestock faced starvation aboard some of the hundreds vessels left waiting indefinitely.
HOW THE EVER GIVEN WAS FREED FROM THE SUEZ CANAL: A VISUAL ANALYSISATTHAR MIRZA, JÚLIA LEDUR, RUBY MELLENAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Roosevelt had long championed the “change from starvation wages and starvation employment to living wages and sustained employment,” but he had to rely on voluntary compliance from industry.
THE TRIANGLE FIRE AND THE FIGHT FOR $15CHRISTOPHER GORHAMMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In other instances, children ran away from the school trying to reunite with their families, but often died from exposure, dehydration, or starvation.
THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR SHAPED MY LIFEDR. LEN NECEFERMARCH 15, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The metamorphosis of the chloroplasts isn’t well understood yet, but it seems to be a response to carbon starvation and less photosynthesis, Hertle explained.
PLANT CELLS OF DIFFERENT SPECIES CAN SWAP ORGANELLESVIVIANE CALLIERJANUARY 20, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
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WORDS RELATED TO STARVATION

  • decay
  • destitution
  • dirtiness
  • foulness
  • grunginess
  • impoverishment
  • indigence
  • poorness
  • seediness
  • starvation
  • wretchedness
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