Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: homelessness

Homelessness Soaring in the UK As People Can No Longer Afford...

One in five renters in Britain could not afford to pay January’s rent out of their normal salary and were forced to resort to credit cards, loans, overdrafts, pay day loans and borrowing from friends and family in order to pay housing costs.

In a Tiny House Village, Portland’s Homeless Find Dignity

As cities search for solutions to homelessness, Portland’s Dignity Village offers 60 men and women community and safety.

The Real Terrorists: The .01%

Real terror, facing life without shelter and warmth and sustenance, without a semblance of security for even one day in the future, is terror caused in good part by the 16,000 people who don't feel it's necessary to pay for the benefits heaped upon them by a perversely unequal society.

Homeless Activists Go Organic And Feed An Entire Shelter With Rooftop...

Activists in Atlanta are working with the homeless to produce healthy organic food instead of expecting donations.

Chris Christie to Leave Over 3,000 Disabled People Homeless

Chris Christie is ending a three-year extension program designed to help people with permanent disability support. Is Christie trying to balance the state’s budget on the backs of disabled Americans while continuing to give to the rich?

Giving Homes to the Homeless is Cheaper Than Leaving them on...

It is much more cost-effective to build public, low-income housing for the homeless than it is to leave them on the street. This was proven in Salt Lake City, Utah. The only thing we’re lacking is the political leadership willing to abolish homelessness for everyone, nationwide.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.