Learn who the homeless people in this country are and how much our public assistance programs cost. The truth may surprise you.
This essay looks at how little mainstream media covers issues of poverty and the reasons why. Certain factors determine whether a conflict gets covered by the media, this essay details those factors.
Poverty kills more people every year than any other cause and contributes to even more deaths. Why doesn't anybody care?
What daily concerns do homeless people face? Homelessness can happen to anyone, so it’s best to be prepared by knowing some survival skills.
How can you tell if someone is homeless? There's no sure way but there are a lot of clues that may add up to homelessness when taken together. Knowing them can keep people living on the street safer.
EBT cards allow recipients to choose the foods they will eat. A box of ready-made items takes away free choice and will truly be a handout.
Poverty cycles, discrimination, social privilege, and other social controversies come to light when examining the social structure of life in the United States. Rather than considering these as random occurrences, we can identify them as systematic shortcomings fueled by an imperfect culture.
Every time you swipe your EDD debit card, you are giving Bank of America money. Don't allow this predatory corporate bank to capitalize on your misfortune. This guide will show you how to stop letting them profit off of your unemployment benefits.
There are several deep-rooted causes of Indian poverty. Some have historical roots and others derive strength from socio-political structures. Lack of effective governance and corruption has only sustained Indian poverty.
Do you struggle to determine whether or not you should give money to homeless people? I did until I had this experience.
Have you ever had an encounter with a homeless person and wanted to do more to help? Here are a few things that you can do throughout the year to make a difference.
Many claim homelessness is caused by (and only caused by) making stupid, destructive , and completely avoidable choices. This page examines some of those poor choices. Have you ever made any of them?
If you know a senior citizen who may be struggling financially, please reach out by sharing this information about senior citizen food assistance programs across the country.
Learn some of the most common stereotypes, myths, and misconceptions about homeless people in America. Weigh in with your opinions in the comments.
Being homeless is hard enough without the extra unneeded questions. Here are some things you should avoid saying.
Jonathan Swift’s satirical essay serves to demonstrate how Ireland’s poverty under England’s Penal Law system has forced many of the Irish people to accept and commit otherwise repulsive feats in order to survive. It serves as a satirical critique of the system.