Silicone Valley is the home to tech giants like Facebook, Apple, and Google. It’s also home to a surging working homeless population who live in dilapidated RV’s, tents, and their own cars, all thanks to the policies Democrats love to implement.
Warning: Some of these images are graphic and may be inappropriate for the workplace. By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist Because the truth can be hard to grasp, a number of artists have used their abilities in recent years to expose accepted ‘norms’ of society in creative, thought-provoking ways. From “This Activist’s Artwork Speaks Volumes About Present-Day […]
Michael Jordan still has game. The infamous basketball legend may be best known for leading his teams to national and Olympic championships, but his latest victory in a court of law is a win for charities in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports that Jordan is taking all the award money from a lawsuit settlement and […]
By: Markab Algedi/The Mind Unleashed A single mother of 6 from the notoriously poor city of Stockton, California recently made headlines after selling an undercover agent… a $12 plate of ceviche, Mexican food. 37-year-old Mariza Ruelas was selling her home cooked meals through the Facebook group 209 Food Spot when she accidentally did business with […]
By: Kevin Gosztola / Shadow Proof As temperatures drop and the winter months near, the city of Chicago remains committed to ensuring homeless individuals are unable to erect “Tent Cities” in the Uptown area of the city near Lake Shore Drive. Authorities also contend the city has no obligation to offer alternative housing for homeless individuals. The […]
By: Jake Johnson/COMMONDREAMS — In the United States, the 400 richest individuals now own more wealth than the bottom 64 percent of the population and the three richest own more wealth than the bottom 50 percent, while pervasive poverty means one in five households have zero or negative net worth. Those are just several of the striking findings […]
By: Jake Johnson/COMMONDREAMS The $7.25 federal minimum is “a starvation wage that is not enough to keep working families out of poverty,” argued Sen. Bernie Sanders. Bolstering arguments that the minimum wage in the United States is a “starvation wage” that must be lifted, a new study by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that millions of families with a […]
A new survey was done in the United Kingdom and it shows just how hard it is for young people to survive paycheck to paycheck. Almost half of those surveyed admitted to needing credit to make ends meet until they get paid again.