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tory's victorian values mean the return of malnutrition and rickets

…….. and you can add an increase in the the incidence of gout, TB, measles and whooping cough to the list too.

All diseases closely associated with poverty. 75 more words

Class War

Remember

John Crawford was holding a toy gun as he stood in the toy section of a Walmart. Before the police shot him to death in that same aisle, John managed to say, “It’s not real.” But it was too late for John. 746 more words

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Lo que mi hijo aprendió en la República Dominicana (or what my son learned in the Dominican Republic)

photo courtesy of www.ssmfranciscans.org

Last summer Thing One took his first missions trip to the DR.  It changed his life.  It grew his faith.  It matured his outlook.   1,180 more words
Life Lessons

Roger Valdez's Plan to Make Seattle Affordable!

“I knew if we could just find some way to increase the cost of living so that poorer residents had no choice but to move out, we could completely revitalize the neighborhood by filling it with predominantly white twentysomethings,” said Klemmer, a real estate investor and community activist. 48 more words

Lo que mi hijo aprendió en la República Dominicana (or what my son learned in the Dominican Republic)

photo courtesy of www.ssmfranciscans.org

Last summer Thing One took his first missions trip to the DR.  It changed his life.  It grew his faith.  It matured his outlook.   1,179 more words

A CLICK A BLESSING TODAY

Musings on Furguson...An Alternative View

There is a perspective you may not see on TV or in print these days regarding being black and being an American. It’s not the vision advanced by the powers that be. 889 more words

Poor People Don't Need Representation Through Condescension

Whenever a story focuses on the “why” of issues facing impoverished people, there are often many important cultural aspects that do not make their way into the piece. 328 more words

Every Story