Help Build the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

From the Kairos Center (https://kairoscenter.org/): Our nation needs a moral revival. Systemic racism. Poverty. A war economy. Ecological destruction. A distorted national morality. These enmeshed evils are tearing apart the country’s social fabric. That’s why today, poor and disenfranchised people, … Continued

Senate Tax Vote Could Happen Tonight or Tomorrow—Calls, Emails Needed NOW!

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org): We need your help TODAY! The Senate could vote on their massive tax bill as early as late tonight, or early tomorrow morning. The huge deficits these tax cuts will run up will … Continued

Millennials Fall Far Behind as World’s Richest 1% Hoard Half of Global Wealth

Posted at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/11/14/millennials-fall-far-behind-worlds-richest-1-hoard-half-global-wealth Published on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by Common Dreams 70 percent of the world’s working-age adults have less than $10,000 each By Julia Conley, staff writer Although adults between the ages of 20 and 29 are better … Continued

The Gathering Video Shows How War Economy is Connected to Poverty and Violence

From Repairers of the Breach (http://www.breachrepairers.org/): November 11 was Armistice Day, rebranded as Veterans Day in the 1950s by Ronald Reagan to shift our mourning of the countless lives lost to war to a celebration of the war economy.1 The … Continued

Most Veterans’ Caregivers Ineligible for Benefits

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-10/disabilities/most-veterans-caregivers-ineligible-for-benefits/a60222-2 November 10, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window More than 80 percent of those caring for injured veterans are ineligible for Veterans Administration caregiver benefits. (Desiree Palacios/USAF) HARRISBURG, Pa. – … Continued

Honor Our Veterans by Protecting their Access to SNAP

Posted at https://www.clasp.org/blog/honor-our-veterans-protecting-their-access-snap By Nune Phillips Veterans Day is a time to honor the brave men and women who’ve served in our Armed Forces. As we recognize their contributions and sacrifices, we must also acknowledge their challenges transitioning to civilian … Continued

New Community Action Video Series: Journey to Self-Sufficiency – Part 3

From the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania (http://www.thecaap.org): The first two of these videos are posted at Journey to Self-Sufficiency—CAAP Video Series. CAAP is pleased to announce that we have created three new videos titled Journey to Self-Sufficiency. The final … Continued