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pauper

(formerly) a destitute person supported by public charity
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The point to ponder is what men in power did for pauperized and poor residents of Karachi.
24 story about militarized police ("Blurring the line of police, military"), such police serve their purpose, which is to ensure by brute force that a disenfranchised and pauperized population is taught to obey or perish.
A society of petit rentiers is far better than a society of pauperized proletarians--but it may be a very different society, in terms of relations between the generations and the principal function of the social state, among other things, than the one that obtained at midcentury in Europe or America.
He worried that he might turn abusive or that I would be pauperized by his final care.
They would keep a hundred vacant properties preserved, even if it pauperized every owner.
This book not only accused France of mass crimes against the Algerian population (nearly fifty years after the independence of Algeria, France has difficulty acknowledging its crimes, just as it has difficulty accepting its heavy responsibility in the systematic plundering of Africa and finds it impossible--despite a law that acknowledges slavery and the slave trade as crimes against humanity--to fully open the pages of this dark chapter of French history), but it also was an analysis of the inner workings of the Algerian revolution and the transformation that the revolution triggered in a society that was dominated, humiliated and pauperized. Year 5 of the Algerian Revolution was banned in France, but the ban only made people in Africa and the Third World want to talk more about Fanon.
The middle-class is pauperized and a cross-generational social contract is silently abandoned, as one of its main operative instruments--the Lisbon strategy--has been eroded, and finally lost its coherence.
It garners wealth from those working while it generates a "reserve army" (the unemployed), an entire strata of people, pauperized by it all.
Despite all the hype created by them, we neither have international investment eager to come out to our weirdly structured market environment with its embedded landmines in the shape of laws, rules and regulations, unaffordable prices of our basic needs, inadequate energy supplies, a difficult labour market, and our impecunious and pauperized remuneration culture based in artificial "wages" that have killed purchasing power.
Small wonder, Thailand's pauperized majority, having been increasingly driven to the margins, has decided to take the issue into the streets of glittery Bangkok, the haven of billionaires and bullion-managers, who were credited with having triggered the infamous currency cataclysm of the nineties.
Depictions were often technically inaccurate, but they decisively left behind the earlier portrayals of the Irish as "pauperized, brutish and sullen dregs of a dead old culture" to become romantic purveyors of ancient civilization.