Joel John Roberts
Posts by Joel John Roberts
These broken women on our streets are signs of our broken society. Retiring to our streets should not be allowed.
To me, a just society is one that provides housing for everyone, even those whose mental health issues prevent them from acknowledging that they need help
So, what will happen? Will the great income divide split this nation to the point of revolution? Or will common-sense leaders prevail, as they work toward reducing the income gap?
If we want to alter our society’s perception of struggling veterans—especially those who struggle on our streets—maybe we should change the definition of PTSD.
Today’s Good Samaritans should operate less as “homeless enablers,” and more as “homeless housers.”
I remember my first encounter with extreme poverty.
It just doesn’t make sense to be “working poor.” To put it simply: if you are working 30 hours per week, you should earn enough to be able to support your family.
How does our country allow more than one million school children to be homeless? And how many more children are homeless, and do not attend school at all?
Is the number of people living on our streets going up, or going down?
We are a country that embraces its “rights.” We have the right to speak our minds, to worship any god, to defend our homes, to wield a gun. We have the right to not be discriminated against because of the color of our skin. But what about the right to be helped when we are […]