Monday, March 1, 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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Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner, has COVID-19

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."