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This LA Musician Built $1,200 Tiny Houses for the Homeless. Then the City Seized Them   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, homeless, tiny houses, Los Angeles, Elvis Summers, crowdfunding, volunteers, solar powered, safety )

Evelyn
- 45 days ago - youtu.be
Each night tens of thousands of people sleep in tent cities crowding the palm-lined boulevards of Los Angeles, far more than any other city in the US. Elvis Summers crowdfunded $100,000 to build dozens of tiny homes. City officials tried to shut him down
Another Day In Paradise   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Phil Collins, homeless, hungry, paradise, inequality )

Dandelion
- 68 days ago - youtube.com
Powerful video with the images.
"Three Not So Terse Tuesday Tidbits January 26, 2016"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, candidates, hunger, homeless, poverty, Bernie, opportunity, lead, ADHD, violence, congress, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, economy, government, healthcare, politics, usa, u.s. )

JL
- 573 days ago - politicsplus.org
Post to TomCat's blog...lead and crime and health, unmet hunger and shelter needs, description of poverty experience explaining Bernie endorsement
Homeless Veterans - Where to Find Help
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Homeless, Veterans, Help, helpful links, agencies )

Dandelion
- 1747 days ago - maketheconnection.net
There are many circumstances that can lead to homelessness. Some Veterans become homeless due to a combination of housing shortages and high unemployment. Other Veterans may be dealing with painful memories or health issues. Find links to help here.
You Can't Tell Me Where To Eat ! - Take Action Today @ The Hunger Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, sadness, homeless, Philadelphia, poverty, ban, take action, petition, The Hunger Site, humans, humanrights, usa )

Naoko
- 1949 days ago - thehungersite.com
The Mayor of Philadelphia has banned feeding and sharing food with homeless residents. You can eat your own lunch in the park and even feed the squirrels; but you can't feed someone who needs it.
I Had A Dream - A Great Depression Is Coming ... And A New World Order Followed Closely Behind   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economic-crisis, business, finance, debt, economy, money, homeless, poor, interesting, youtube, video, prediction, premonition, depression, Great-Depression, politics, government, democrats, republicans, congress, u.s., america, unemployment, sadness )

PinkMindy
- 2181 days ago - youtube.com
Quote: "I had a dream where hundreds of people were coming to my garage sale and then I recognized that nobody bought even the cheapest of things ... homeless and poor they each wandered off and left me with the realization of what it all had meant!" ...
U.S.: Homeless Fall Through Health Care Cracks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, homeless, politics, government, ethics, congress, obama, u.s., usa, media, lies, freedoms )

AWAY AWHI
- 2229 days ago - ipsnews.net
While Americans are taking sides in the ongoing battle about the future of American healthcare, one underrepresented group is especially vulnerable to the change - or lack of change - that may be afoot: the homeless community.
Nightmares Come True for the Neediest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, california, Gov. Schwarzenegger, rich, class, warfare, greed, lies, corruption, dishonesty, republicans, cruel, abuse, budget, cuts, poverty, poor, disabled, blind, homeless, hungry, sick, elderly, low-income, suffering )

Tom
- 2993 days ago - latimes.com
Faced with a budget deficit in the fiscal year starting July 1, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed cutting state supplemental payments for the elderly and disabled down to the minimum allowed by federal law. It would be their third cut this year.
Gov. Schwarzenegger Targets Only Low-Income Californians
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, california, Gov. Schwarzenegger, rich, class, warfare, greed, lies, corruption, dishonesty, republicans, cruel, abuse, budget, cuts, poverty, poor, disabled, blind, homeless, hungry, sick, elderly, low-income, suffering )

Tom
- 3001 days ago - californiaprogressreport.com
The governor wants to kick 90 percent of the low-income elderly, blind and disabled clients out of the In Home Supportive Services Program, despite the fact that IHSS saves California taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
Consequences: The Housing Crisis Hits Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mortgages, deregulation, homeless )


- 3440 days ago - brasschecktv.com
They couldn't keep up with the their mortgage payments so they lost their homes. This story is repeating all over America. (Short video from BBC News on the housing crisis in the U.S.)
AMERICA'S HEARTLAND: WHERE'S YOUR HEART?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, veterans, homeless, apathy )

Carole
- 3467 days ago - care2.com
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) says the nation's homeless veterans are mostly males (4% are females). The vast majority are single, most come from poor, disadvantaged communities, 45% suffer from mental illness...
How Lack of Counting = Lack of Funding - Homeless Veteran's Survival Guide
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homeless, veterans, government, accounting )


- 3473 days ago - wanderingvets.com
On page 63 footnote (d,) it lists that 90% of the data pertaining to if the person was a veteran and or a person with disabilities was lost or not recorded (how convenient).
Four People, Apparently Homeless, Found Dead | Ajc.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homeless, elderly )


- 3486 days ago - ajc.com
prolonged exposure can physically weaken a person, particularly older people like the ones police found. "People who live outside more than they live inside are more fragile physically," she said. "It wears down their immune system."
Next Wave of Homeless Vets Emerges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, homeless, afghanistan, iraq, vietnam )

Brian
- 3501 days ago - usatoday.com
This is not a new story in America: A young veteran back from war whose struggle to rejoin society has failed, at least for the moment, fighting demons and left homeless. it is happening to a new generation. Afghanistan & Iraq vets.
 

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