Tag Archives: Social Commentary

August 26

Making Homelessness Illegal

via USA Today.  South Carolina Capital’s Plan for Homeless? Ban them. South Carolina’s capital city has approved a plan to rid its downtown of the homeless people officials fear might prevent Columbia from becoming a regional economic hot spot, the New York Times reports. Under a policy the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty calls an […]

August 16

Think You Know Wealth Inequality? Think Again (Must-Watch Video).

What seems like eternity ago, a shocking video titled Wealth Inequality In America went viral, and swept the internet in a matter of hours. Properly billed as “six and a half minutes that you need to spend,” it depicted in graphic detail how the richest 1% of Americans have amassed 40% percent of the entire […]

July 10

Where the Hell Is the Outrage?

via Truth Out. From the first breaths of life to the last, our lives are being stolen out from under us. From infant care and early education to Social Security and Medicare, the dominant economic ideology is demanding more lifelong sacrifices from the vulnerable to appease the gods of wealth. Middle-class wages are stagnant. Uemployment […]