Thursday, June 17, 2021

Tag: homelessness

Is there homelessness in our future?

The only solution to homelessness is a combination of providing for more low cost housing and boosting income.

Why are there 40 million people in the US living below

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.

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.

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.

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How clean water is linked with environmental and human health

When the world works together, a brighter and greener future is possible.

Federal workers to receive Friday off to observe Juneteenth

“This is an important step forward for our country.”

New study finds toxic PFAS in hundreds of commonly used cosmetics produced by major...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a highly persistent and potentially toxic class of more than 4,700 chemical compounds, were present in most cosmetic products purchased

Burrito economics

Instead of complaining about a so-called “labor shortage,” Republicans ought to be complaining about the shortage of jobs paying a living wage.

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.