I think CNN’s Anthony Bourdain needs to write a guide on how to live in America on $7.28 per day.
Tag Archives: poverty
I do believe that homeless programs have a significant role to play in ending this country’s homelessness. As traditional homeless agencies shift their focus to Housing First strategies, they move away from becoming a forgotten Sony Walkman tape player and closer to being a modern Apple iPhone.
Even now, living on the streets of America, I sometimes wonder…
…is today the day that I die?
In a city filled with hundreds of thousands of millionaires, does it really matter that instead of 54,000, we have 36,000 people squandering on our streets like animals?
Imagine, however, if the school had a class on how to design public spaces that would drive homeless people away. Although such classes might seem bizarre, such design is actually occurring.
Should developing countries Invest in a country’s impoverished population, or invest in sports venues?
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?
Build a bridge over a road just so his snooty residents don’t have to walk past impoverished people on the streets? Are L.A.’s streets really so bad that developers need to bypass them completely?
These broken women on our streets are signs of our broken society. Retiring to our streets should not be allowed.
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?