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Opinion & Analysis

Lee Camp: We Know the Silver Bullet to Ending Poverty and Destitution But Choose Not to Use It

Universal basic income has been tried successfully countless times. So why the hell isn’t the US government implementing it?

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This Christmas, Over Half a Million Americans Will Struggle with Homelessness

The government estimates ending homelessness would cost around $20 billion, less than Americans spend on Christmas decorations, yet there appears to be little appetite to address the growing problem.

This Christmas, Over Half a Million Americans Will Struggle with Homelessness

While millions of Americans celebrate Christmas this year with loved ones, carving turkey and sharing gifts, others are not so fortunate. According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, over half a million of us will spend Christmas on the streets. The government agency estimates that on any given day,

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Wealthy San Franciscans Raising Money to Block Homeless Shelter is Latest Example of Rich Disintegrating Society

The irony of wealthy Silicon Valley employees trying to block a local homeless shelter, as CBS notes, is that homelessness is on the rise in the Bay Area in no small part owing to Silicon Valley itself.

Wealthy San Franciscans Raising Money to Block Homeless Shelter is Latest Example of Rich Disintegrating Society

SAN FRANCISCO -- Residents of San Francisco’s South Beach are organizing to stop a homeless shelter in their affluent neighborhood, having crowdfunded tens of thousands of dollars in a matter of days to fight

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