In the UK and US, being rich can add almost a decade of healthy living to a person’s life.
If change can be achieved, it should be a combination of substantial taxes on those with wealth, and programs that offer essential elements of a good life to all in the society.
"What this restaurant is truly meant to do is empower."
Remembering some of the gains in the difficult year of 2019 can help inspire us for the critical struggles ahead.
We are building toward being a movement that can make transformational changes over the next decade.
While other cities such as Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, and Denver have floated around the idea, Kansas City is now the first U.S. city to offer fare-free transit.
"A small handful of billionaires should not be able to accumulate more money than they could spend in 10 lifetimes while millions of Americans are living in poverty and dying because they can't afford healthcare."
"By providing a safe, secure and comfortable place to get a good night’s rest, we help restore health, dignity and respect for our guests."
Tracing the path of pan-Native activism.
To date, the program has paid out over $100,000 in earned income and helped 24 individuals experiencing homelessness secure stable housing.