In 2013, I was homeless.
It was 5 months, August through December.
I was lucky, because I never had to sleep outside.
I put all my things in storage, and I slept on some friends’ couch or my then-boyfriend’s couch. 974 more words
Before anyone worries too much, I’m not considering suicide. Not today anyways.
This morning was Anthony Bourdain. Not long before that was Kate Spade. And between the two, how many others? 1,993 more words
The people of the United States lead the world in many categories, most of them, however, are not things to brag about. This is where the corruption of both major political parties, all three branches of the US government (that includes the corporate wing of the US Supreme Court) by the rich and their corporate dollars has brought us to during the last forty years. 662 more words
The national conversation over the $15 an hour minimum wage is continuing to play out in Worcester. With the overall stagnation of wages in the United States and the rising costs of living, pressure is mounting to raise the minimum wage. 759 more words