economy

Homeless encampment fights to survive

December 2008

In the U.S., 600,000 children and teenagers are without a place to call home. But most of them don’t count with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which now… Read more »

How can unions address the economic crisis?

December 2008

Long before the Wall Street meltdown, working people faced foreclosures, evictions, layoffs, lack of healthcare, mounting bills and growing homelessness. When Congress, after mostly ignoring all that, jumped to bail… Read more »

Seattle homeless camp weathers many storms

February 2009

On a bitterly cold Sunday evening in December, a heavy snow blanketed the pup tents that tightly packed the parking lot of University Congregational United Church of Christ in Seattle’s… Read more »

Standing up for the evicted and the homeless

April 2009

On Friday, Feb. 20, the four-generation family of Carolyn Connolly was evicted from their foreclosed home in Miami-Dade County, victims of a fraudulent refinancing scheme. The next Monday, alongside members… Read more »