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The Man in the chair

There was this one man, he came in almost every day

About this man, people had a lot to say

I worked at a book shop closed almost every night… 305 more words


Women Empowerment

A country or a community, in which women are not honoured, cannot be considered as civilized” – M.K. Gandhi. This indicates how the role of women tonsociety has been contemplated by people over years. 481 more words


Are we really prepared to just watch as society’s safety nets go unmended?

Fresh social security cuts hitting 11 million families show just how much harm the state is willing to inflict on its own citizens 1,020 more words


Midnight ramblings-I

Recently, I shifted to a new room which has a small verandah overlooking a forest. The boundary of the forest and the building where I stay in is fenced and is visible from my verandah. 339 more words



I found this book today, Evicted. Written by Matthew Desmond, Harvard Professor. Recommend by Bill Gates. I’m currently reading it and so far so good. It is well drafted and factual. 19 more words


News from the world of homelessness

Monday, March 12, 2018

This addict — from the way he acts, and the way he is in conversation, you’d never suppose he has a problem — complained to me that we’ve had an unusual number of crazies at the shelter in recent days. 77 more words


Recommended Article: Child Poverty

March 2018

Research proves that poverty has long-term effects on children well into adulthood. Limited or no access to adequate health coverage, educational inequality, and lack of resources are some of the many issues children living in poverty face worldwide. 91 more words

Aneeta Pearson