Tag Archives: America

Is a Country Considered Rich if 20 Percent of its Children are Poor?

We have billionaires and millionaires in our country. Who cares that one-fifth of our children are floundering in poverty? Who needs to know that most cities in America have people living on their streets?

A Diet for a Hungry America

I think this country needs a new book that reflects a new way of feeding hungry Americans. Instead of Eat This, Not That! we need Do This, Not That!

Could the Homeless Vote Sway an Election?

Consider this: In 2010, more than 600,000 Americans were currently homeless during a week-long count conducted in communities across the country. That same year, more than 1.6 million Americans were homeless at some point during the calendar year. To put it in perspective, the difference between the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates in 2000 was less than 600,000 votes.