TAG: homelessness

Debt, Foreclosure and Forgiveness

Uwe Blesching, Contributor Waking Times Make no mistake, bankruptcies or foreclosures, are a serious crisis. The sustained mental and emotional stress commonly experienced during the months or years of bankruptcy or foreclosure process is toxic stress. This type of stress has been shown to increase the risk of developing chronic de- generative diseases such as

Learned Social Classism, Is Working Even Ethical?

Aaron Jackson, Guest Writer Waking Times As explained in the article Learning Careerism As A Moral Reward System; our society, specifically our education system, teaches and prepared us for a careerist lifestyle. Or simply put, working for money is considered success in our societies. But not only does it teach us to work for currency. Just

Grassroots Community Disaster Relief in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Laura Gottesdiener, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times I’m not sure when I realized that we were in the middle of a full-blown disaster. Maybe it was when I saw the outline of a National Guard soldier hanging off the side of a hummer on a blackened strip of Rockaway Boulevard. Perhaps it was when I

The Zeitgeist Movement: Getting to the Root of the Problem

Contributing Writer Waking Times I have awakened. I have opened my eyes, like so many others, and found myself in the midst of a collapsing system. There are more problems in every direction than we have resources for, homelessness among them. More nonprofits are popping up every day to help heed the call and help

Re-Booting Earth: Can a Resource Based Economy Resolve Social Problems?

Contributing Writer Waking Times Like so many others, I have awoken and found myself in the midst of a collapsing system. There are more problems in every direction than we have resources for, homelessness among them. More nonprofits are popping up every day to help heed the call and help those less fortunate than themselves.

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