Monday, April 15, 2024

Tag: homeless

Sky-high US housing costs fuel record surge in homelessness

"The COVID relief funds provided a buffer. We're seeing what happens when those resources aren't available."

Empty tables

Food is certainly plentiful in the United States. And yet enough of it never reaches the tables of those who struggle to make ends meet.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Everybody in, nobody out

A democratic society means that everyone, including the poor, has a say in how our lives are lived and workplaces organized.

In San Francisco, hundreds of homes for the homeless sit vacant

At least part of the problem is a shortage of case managers, who are the crucial link between vacant units and the hundreds of people approved for housing.

Little Rock, Arkansas launches program that invests in the city’s homeless...

The program is a “day's work for a day's pay and access to resources that will help them get to the next step to create the life that they want."

Denver non-profit converts former hotel into affordable housing for homeless

“This really shows what we can do when we get creative about problem solving and affordable housing.”

Helping the homeless: Australian charity turns empty parking lots into safe...

"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."

Texas nonprofit aims to solve two problems: Homelessness and environmental cleanup

To date, the program has paid out over $100,000 in earned income and helped 24 individuals experiencing homelessness secure stable housing.

Homelessness soars in our biggest cities, driven by rising inequality since...

Homelessness is becoming more dispersed across major cities in Australia.

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Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?

Tennessee’s bold move: Arming educators as a countermeasure to rising school shootings

The bill under scrutiny mandates that teachers wishing to carry concealed weapons undergo 40 hours of specialized training, alongside mental health evaluations and background checks.

Unveiling the titans of carbon: How 57 companies drive the global climate crisis

The quest to curb emissions becomes not just a matter of individual or national effort but a pressing need for accountability at the corporate level.

Sanders and Schakowsky champion corporate tax reform to end ‘legalized tax dodging’

The Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act is a bold initiative designed to close the gap in the corporate tax code that allows for extensive tax avoidance.

Re-electing a brutal outlaw-in-chief makes America a rogue outlaw nation

Heinous outcomes are inevitable if Trump is able to get away with relentlessly targeting law and order as his prime opponent.