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Pauper

A very poor person, especially one reliant on government benefits or charity. A pauper may be able to file a lawsuit without paying filing fees.
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Had Marx wished to study the impact of the above-mentioned circumstances on the pauperization law, he would have noticed that not all of them are particular and changeable, i.
The court explained that the intent of the social services legislation was to prevent the pauperization of the community spouse by assuring that the spouse had sufficient, not excessive, income.
If this doesn't happen, warns one URACCAN official, the people of Nicaragua's Caribbean coast will continue to "freefall towards pauperization.
The flagrant marginalization of large segments of society, especially among the youth, coupled with the impoverishment of the middle classes and the pauperization of the popular masses, resulted in the loss of legitimacy for the state and its elites.
The pauperization of retired people is rapidly increasing in all post-Communist countries.
The history of the post-colonial world is disfigured by one-party tyrannies, rapacious oligarchies, social dislocation caused by Western "investments," and large-scale pauperization brought about by famine, civil war, or outright robbery.
The conspicuously luxurious lifestyle of the new rich against the background of the catastrophic pauperization of the masses was a sort of challenge: The "plebeians" should know their place.
Second, those same subjugated citizens refuse to acquiesce in their own pauperization, marginalization and political eradication, and will always find ways to express their grievances, and to actively challenge and resist those forces that aggrieve them.
This could lead to pauperization of the population through purchasing power loss and an increase in interest rates which leads to recession.
community services is from one side increasing people s pauperization as a consequence of food prices inflation, and
Fourth, the creations generate very substantial employment for a class of artisans, for example stonemasons and stone carvers, who were well on their way to complete pauperization.
Marx saw unemployment and pauperization as fundamental to the working of capitalism and called it the absolute general law of capitalist accumulation.