Posts Tagged ‘chronic poverty’

December 16th, 2015 - 10:48 am § in Misc.

Anybody got a goude?

Michael Hood This is the sorry state of Haitian currency. everyone kvetches about it, not just foreigners. The feel is like limp fabric; the bills’ dishragitude defies them orderliness in a stack or a wad- and it’s tres necessaire to have stacks and wads in order to live and pay for it h[...]

May 4th, 2015 - 10:28 pm § in Misc.

Should Poor Kids’ Families Move to Seattle?

“The (study)concluded that children who moved before they were teenagers did indeed benefit economically.” A large new study  reported by the NY Times  has surprising praise for us.  Seattle, King County and especially Snohomish County are great places for poor kids to grow up! .[...]

February 2nd, 2015 - 6:26 pm § in America

Car Camping in Seattle

This shot was taken near a freeway on-ramp in southwest Seattle. It’s a prime spot for car campers since it’s close to a greenbelt where other homeless people congregate. In addition to being a kind of watering hole, the greenbelt makes for a handy place to dump trash, go to the bathroom[...]