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pauper

(formerly) a destitute person supported by public charity
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The agrarian proletariat of the Rhine was thus given four possible settings of struggle during this period: emigration, pauperization, the immiseration of the "dwarf economy," or the factory.
Marx uses that logic to deduce the law of pauperization of proletariat in the course of the evolution of capitalism.
Ecological crises resulting in pauperization, deforestation, displacement, climate change, exile, social unrest, and violence are experiences of utter God-forsakenness.
The unfolding of the whole process, gradually and slowly at the beginning, was due to the resistance of the Romanian peasant against the wave of disowning and denationalization, in front of the breaking off of his relationship with his own environment, of the forced pauperization and of imposing the status of dependence on the most rapacious master--the communist state.
Workers and trade unions argued that decent wages were the best antidote to pauperization and pushed for mechanisms that would produce such wages.
It only leads to further shutdowns, unemployment, pauperization, wider deficits and even bigger debt.
Contemporary globalization has unfolded many contradictory dynamic situations, distributive injustice, violence, pauperization and the rise of religious fundamentalism.
Second, Palestinian East Jerusalem has been experiencing a steady process of pauperization and a deliberate, multifaceted policy of expulsion and land grab, in tandem with its severance from the prospective Palestinian state.
In addition to overall concerns about the economy, unemployment and pauperization of many Bulgarians, speakers expressed concern with what they saw as the cabinet's neglect of fields such as healthcare and education and its alleged defense of various private interests.
It essentially treats the Amazon as a reservoir of natural resources to be extracted without regard for the destruction of its riverine and forest environment or the displacement and pauperization of its indigenous and local Brazilian inhabitants.
Here, property is protected and each family's inheritance preserved; both pauperization and excessive accumulation of property, land, and wealth are structurally opposed by the law of jubilee and the right of redemption.
During the last three decades of the twentieth century, the central cities experienced demographic decline and marked pauperization during a period of regional demographic and economic growth.