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Teaching Native Son by Richard Wright (Part One)

For the past two years, I have had the pleasure of teaching Richard Wright’s 1940 novel, Native Son, to high school seniors.

I did not choose this book. 1,097 more words

What Is Slowing Down Today’s Economy? II. Three Culprits

My last post, “What Is Slowing Down the U.S. Economy,” reports on an interesting analysis by the Gallup economist, Jonathan Rothwell, making an excellent case that three of the biggest drags on the U.S. 298 more words

Jack Heidel

Needed: Stable Housing for Children and Youth

Very grateful to The Herald-Times for their editorial this week calling for new solutions to support children and youth needs for stable housing.

Our Opinion: Solution needed urgently to help homeless students…

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Bad Habits -- St. Louis Edition

First, to my American readers: Happy Thanksgiving. It is my hope that each of you has a good time with family and friends over the holiday. 1,275 more words

Crime And Punishment

Housing First or Treatment First?

Perhaps the most prominent debate about service delivery models for people who are experiencing homelessness revolves around the question: should housing come before treatment, or should treatment for people who are homeless and experiencing mental illness and/or addiction issues come before housing? 415 more words


City of Miami vs. Wells Fargo and Bank of America

Recently, Wells Fargo has undergone intense scrutiny for its questionable sales and employment practices (for more information, check out the New York Times coverage: http://nyti.ms/2e6ZH6l… 489 more words

Affordable Housing

Implementing the Homeless Reduction Bill: Lessons from London

Now that the Homelessness Reduction Bill has passed its crucial second reading, I-SPHERE PhD Student and practitioner Adam Stephenson considers how local authorities can best implement the bill based on his knowledge of local homelessness systems in London. 1,565 more words