The Paradox of Homelessness

One man, one dog, and two police officers meet on the sidewalk…

Homeless In Fight For Their Survival

Those who do find housing will pay almost half of their income on rent in many areas across the country.

Baltimore: Police Violence Increases as Jobs Decrease

As long as private individuals can horde billions through exploitation and inheritance, they will direct the police to do whatever it takes to protect their wealth.

African American History Month, 2016

Revolutionaries must fight every instance of racism with the understanding that this fight is part of the effort to unite.

How we Treat the Homeless: A Test Case in Super Bowl City

A city hosting the Super Bowl puts in a lot of hard work to prepare. But their treatment of the homeless may surprise you.

How we are Failing our Poor

Poor and homeless face discrimination under America’s flawed housing voucher system.

A Nation of Immigrants

Immigrant and native-born workers share a common destiny of starvation if the potentially liberating new technologies are left in the hands of the corporate ruling class.

Homelessness Can End in a New Society

The problem is that the means of life —the production of food, housing, healthcare, etc.,—are privately owned by a handful of billionaires rather than by society as a whole.

Homelessness Demands a New Society

The crisis of homelessness could be solved overnight. The only thing standing in the way is the private property relations of capitalism.

Save the Earth from Corporations

Our needs as human beings and the very environment we depend on for life itself are sacrificed on the altar of corporate profits.

A Humbling Journey: Supporting Men Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse

Steve LePore, founder of 1in6, reflects on how his organization has impacted men and their wellbeing.

How the Homeless Population is Changing: It’s Older and Sicker

The common perception of homelessness doesn’t describe the experience of older adults, particularly those who first experienced homelessness late in life.

How I Handled Failure and My Family Being Homeless (Twice!)

While I’m not happy about failing my family twice and leaving us homeless, I know I’m a better man from it.

It Took Me Losing the Powerball to Realize That I’m Already Rich

A story for our times.

Defensive Architecture: Designing The Homeless Out Of Our Cities

We need a more systematic and humane approach to homelessness.

Outer Space

Matthew Lippman uses an innovative trope to reflect on poverty, homelessness, and a middle class man’s fraught relationship with these categories.