There is … the danger that, with affluence, we will settle into a comfortable...– John Kenneth Galbraith
The Criminalization of Homelessness →
Why Homelessness Is Becoming an Occupy Wall Street Issue What the Occupy Wall Streeters are beginning to discover, and homeless people have known all along, is that most ordinary activities are illegal when performed in American streets. What the Occupy Wall Streeters are beginning to discover, and homeless people have known all along, is that most ordinary, biologically necessary...
If all you know is how to be a gang member, that’s what you’ll be, at least...– Scott Adams (via azspot)
Email from a Psychopath →
Author of book on psychopaths shares reader’s email. message: Dear Jon, I just saw your interview on Australia’s ABC 7:30 report on ‘The Psychopath Test’ and wanted to share my experience. I hope that it can remain confidential for the time being, seeing as it is quite personal. But, when I was 19 (I’m 26-27 now) I went into long-term therapy - for psychopathy. My case was rather unusual in...
Twenty to 40 percent of homeless youth identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or...– Cyndi Lauper
So do not blame people and their attitudes: the problem is not corruption or...– Zizek!
We’re hoping that in conjunction with Occupy Austin, homeless folks can be heard...– Advocates plan to rally for tent city for homeless this is the space where I think #occupy actions have the most potential—hooking up with existing local actions. (via midwestmountainmama)