Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: homelessness

Biden unveils plan to reduce homelessness 25% by 2025

"The fundamental solution to homelessness is housing," says the White House roadmap. "When a person is housed, they have a platform to address all their needs, no matter how complex."

Challenges homeless people face in getting jobs

All too often, homeless persons are unfairly blamed for their plight.

‘You only get what you’re organized to take’—lessons from the National...

“You can’t talk about the problems of poverty — the pain of it, the daily struggles to survive, the plight, the fight and the insight — without involving the newly emerging leaders from the growing ranks of the poor.”

The land of the free, where so many of the brave...

Resisting evictions amid a pandemic...

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.

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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.