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FLOW: Response

Hello again! Today I’m going to be talking about the movie FLOW and the associated problems with water control and distribution in the world.

The film, FLOW: For Love of Water, is a documentary that discussed water, water in poorer countries and areas and the privatization of water in the US and other countries abroad. 312 more words

AP Biology

Camden Classroom: Confronting Hunger

Going to school in Camden means often being confronted with people and things that make you uncomfortable.  Our building is settled on a corner of a fairly busy street, and there’s pedestrian traffic throughout the day.   522 more words


All Over The Place

Spent a lot of time yesterday job searching, which got me thinking. All this qualification stuff is a pile of B.S. Why do I say that? 1,752 more words

Just Getting By, Never Getting Ahead. 45.3 Million Americans Living at or Below Poverty Line

The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that in 2013, the poverty rate declined from the previous year for the first time since 2006, while there was no statistically significant change in either the number of people living in poverty or real median household income. 2,125 more words


Skid Row

I walk through the city

With my earphones in place

My phone happens to be dead

Catch the 720 on Atlantic and Whittier

Whittier turns to Sixth… 152 more words

Creative Writing

CBP Infographic: Poverty Is a Problem We Can Address

Census Bureau data released yesterday show that poverty in California remains high. Our brief report on the new Census data shows that the share of all Californians with incomes below the federal poverty line in 2013 remained significantly higher than in 2006, the year before the Great Recession began. 103 more words

Work, Wages, & Incomes

Mayonnaise sandwich, anyone?

I am not sure why this came to mind today, but it did and so here I write. I was talking to my mentee’s dad a few months back (quick reminder that I am Caucasian and he is African American).   278 more words