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Tea Party Pharaohs and Right-Wing Romans
17 Apr 2014
At Passover, we tell the story of a Pharaoh who was inhospitable to strangers in his land. In America today, it's Tea Party that attacks anyone in favor of sensible immigration reform.
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Mass Evictions in Rio de Janeiro as the 2016 Rio Olympics loom
11 Apr 2014
As we near the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil starts clearing out the poor from local Shanty towns.
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Did Hell Just Freeze Over?
09 Jan 2014
As America shivered through a historic freeze, Obama warmed up the discussion of poverty, the Senate passed unemployment benefits and debate shifted from austerity to inequality.
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Mormon Bishop Posing As Homeless Man Rebuffed by Congregation
29 Nov 2013
A bishop in a Mormon church outside Salt Lake City has shined a light on the hypocrisy and selfishness of members of his church by dressing as a homeless man and gauging their reactions to him.
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Ding Dong the Witch is Dead
10 Apr 2013
Margaret Thatcher visits with Augusto Pinochet while he was under house arrest in London. Margaret Thatcher is dead.
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Bloodshed and Unemployment Insurance
28 Mar 2013
The New York Times front page on 7 March 1930, the day following the march for Unemployment Insurance.
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Life Before Social Security
16 Mar 2013
This year I will be 71 years old, assuming I make it and I have close family now into their eighties.
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia Needs to Explain “Racial Entitlement”
28 Feb 2013
The United States Supreme Court recently listened to a challenge to the Voting Rights Act in which the question before the court is “about whether the federal government should still
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Cause of Homelessness in America is Diverse
27 Nov 2012
As someone, who was worked for a homeless shelter for over five years and whose job description sometimes meant signing in walk-ins and staffing the phones for referrals, I have met many homeless p
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Why The U.S. Needs To Let the Israeli's and Palestinian's Solve Their Own Crisis
21 Nov 2012
We live under the false notion in the United States that if we just assert ourselves into the situation we can control the out come.
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