It’s a symptom of affluence more than poverty.
In Tacoma, Minneapolis, and elsewhere, people without housing have taken over buildings.
A real solution would require a large infusion of cash.
A project that helps build pride, confidence, and community
Making work a prerequisite for benefits is costly, inefficient, and ineffective.
The House tax bill would cap the benefit—a solid idea in a bill that doesn't offer many.
Faced with someone trying to deny me shelter from the rain, I thought, are you kidding?
In our corner of the economy, excellent pastors got fired and many took wage and benefit cuts. In some cases, the congregations didn’t realize that their decrease in membership was a national trend that had a lot to do with shifting demographics.
Last month’s bank settlement was little more than a slap on the wrist. But Americans are finding ways to hold banks accountable.
As I write this, the kitchen table is shaking. If our table is shaking, I worry that the church’s beautiful stained-glass windows, desperately in need of repair, are also shaking. The parsonage is attached to the church and shares the same foundation. Seven feet away all hell is breaking loose. Several blocks of businesses that have served this neighborhood are being knocked down by giant backhoes and inflated real estate prices to make way for towering apartments.