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pauper

(formerly) a destitute person supported by public charity
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the law of pauperization of workers alongside the evolution of capitalism.
What remains constant is precariousness as a primary datum, the endless deskilling of working performances and education degrees (which, in the case of migrant workers, lose relevance and effectiveness in the process of crossing national borders) that are linked to the increasing pauperization of contemporary living labor.
In my study of the history of land ownership and property rights in the interior plains of the Oran region, I realized that the long-term process of expropriation, the displacement and confinement of populations, and generalized pauperization, created within the Algerian farming community a technique of survival that was also a form of resistance.
Workers and trade unions argued that decent wages were the best antidote to pauperization and pushed for mechanisms that would produce such wages.
The theory of pauperization is strikingly confirmed today - not, as Marx expected, in terms of goods necessary for survival, since these, far from becoming scarce, have become more and more abundant, but rather in terms of survival itself, which is ever the enemy of real life.
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.
Such an evaluation resulted from the experience of the intervening years--the pauperization of Jewish society because of the economic depression of the first half of the 1930s and growing antisemitism in Poland after the death of Pilsudski.
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.