Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: homelessness

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.

Compassion versus greed

Why do we permit investors to latch on to apartments and neither live in them nor put them up for rent?

Pushed out, attacked & criminalized: San Francisco’s unhoused people speak out...

While advocates push for more affordable housing solutions, instead city governments have been cracking down on unhoused people with increasingly punitive measures that criminalize homelessness.

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

Homelessness is becoming more dispersed across major cities in Australia.

Britain’s homeless crisis

This ideologically rooted approach to life is at the heart of many if not all of our problems.

This California city just arrested people for trying to feed the...

Fines and jail terms cannot solve homelessness.

6 causes you should care about right now

The following are examples of some of the most worthwhile causes out there.

It’s more than a church parking lot. It’s a safe zone...

Some say safe-parking programs aren’t a solution to homelessness. But these women and families are grateful this church has one.

12 girls create solar-powered tent to tackle homelessness

The solar-powered tent has button-powered lights, USB ports, and a sanitizing UVC light.

How funding to house mentally ill, homeless is a financial gain,...

It would not make economic sense to cut funding for a cost-effective intervention that provides a solution to homelessness.

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Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”