Hopi and Navajo Homes Without Heat This Winter Due To Coal Mine Closure

Hopi and Navajo Homes Without Heat This Winter Due To Coal Mine Closure By Sean Walton The Kayenta coal mine in northeastern Arizona shut down last year, along with the power plant it supplied. Coal from that mine used to light up Las Vegas and Los Angeles and supply the electricity to pump water to Phoenix and Tucson. Those cities have been able to turn to other sources of energy. Not so on the Hopi and Navajo Nations. For decades, tribal members relied on Kayenta coal to heat their homes,…

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Cops Proudly Brag About Terrorizing the Poor During Christmas with “Homeless Quilt”

Cops Proudly Brag About Terrorizing the Poor During Christmas with “Homeless Quilt” By Jack Burns Mobile, AL — Two Mobile panhandling prevention police officers made international headlines and drew criticism for their perceived insensitivity this Christmas. They fashioned what they called a “quilt” out of many of the panhandling signs they confiscated from the homeless. According to WKRG the controversy began last week when: A Mobile Police officer posted the picture to Facebook, in the post that accompanied the picture, the officer wrote in part, “Hope you enjoy our homeless…

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Oakland Officials Consider Moving City’s Homeless Onto a Cruise Ship

Oakland Officials Consider Moving City’s Homeless Onto a Cruise Ship By John Vibes Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan recently suggested a plan to house up to 1,000 people from the city’s homeless population on a cruise ship, but officials with the Port of Oakland have disputed the proposal, calling it “untenable.” During a meeting last week, Kaplan told members of the city council that she has already been in contact with cruise ship companies about the possibility of using their vessels for emergency housing for the city’s homeless. “Maybe…

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Since Feeding the Homeless Is Illegal, Activists Carry AR-15s to Give Out Food, Supplies

Since Feeding the Homeless Is Illegal, Activists Carry AR-15s to Give Out Food, Supplies By Matt Agorist Dallas, TX — Feeding and clothing the homeless in the land of the free has now become a revolutionary act. Luckily, however, there are still good people willing to carry that act out. In December 2014, the Dallas city council enacted Ordinance No. 29595, which makes it illegal to serve food to the homeless without jumping through a statist myriad of bureaucratic hoops, including a fee, training classes, and written notices. One should…

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Tiny Home Villages Built For Homeless Veterans

Tiny Home Villages Built For Homeless Veterans By John Vibes A few Canadian cities have been building tiny house villages for homeless veterans. These villages can be found in Toronto and Calgary and are providing a temporary shelter for the area’s homeless while they get back on their feet. Construction of the tiny home villages was coordinated by an organization called “The Homes for Heroes Foundation.” One of the charity workers involved with the effort, Don Mcleod, says that it is helpful for homeless veterans to have a support system…

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Las Vegas Approves Paying for Parking Tickets with Food Donations but Feeding the Homeless is Outlawed

Las Vegas Approves Paying for Parking Tickets with Food Donations but Feeding the Homeless is Outlawed By Isaac Davis Government certainly does love to portray itself as the hero and savior of the people, and most often they do this so well that most people cannot even imagine a world without mandatory taxation, countless punitive laws, or roaming authoritative enforcement agencies watching over them. In another case of such an attempt at public relations, earlier this year the City of Las Vegas approved a measure allowing parking tickets to be…

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NYC Secretly Shipping Homeless People To Over 350 Cities Including Honolulu, Houston

NYC Secretly Shipping Homeless People To Over 350 Cities Including Honolulu, Houston By Tyler Durden New York City officials have been quietly dumping homeless people to more than 370 cities across 32 states, including Honolulu and Houston. Under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Special One-Time Assistance Program,” (SOTA) local homeless families are given a full year’s worth of rent – which has cost NYC taxpayers $89 million on rent alone since August 2017 – before exporting some 5,074 homeless families (12,482 individuals) to cities as far as the South Pacific, according…

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These Are the 50 “Most Miserable” Cities in America

These Are the 50 “Most Miserable” Cities in America By Daisy Luther According to a report by Business Insider, the title of the most miserable city in the United States goes to… …Gary, Indiana. The 50 “most miserable cities” are made so mostly by poverty and a lack of opportunities to pull oneself out of poverty. We’ve identified the 50 most miserable cities in the US, using census data from 1,000 cities, taking into consideration population change (because if people are leaving it’s usually for a good reason), the percentage…

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California to “Solve” Homeless Problem by Throwing Homeless People in Prison

California to “Solve” Homeless Problem by Throwing Homeless People in Prison By Matt Agorist Bakersfield, CA — There is no doubt that California is experiencing a homeless crisis. In certain parts of the state, the homeless problem has turned into a public health issue as well, as many homeless people struggling with addiction have resorted to using public sidewalks as personal toilets. But the only solution that government seems to want offer is more police state. Officials in Bakersfield just announced that they will be solving their homeless problem by…

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US Gov’t Spends 10 Times More on Foster Care and Adoption Than Reuniting Families

US Gov’t Spends 10 Times More on Foster Care and Adoption Than Reuniting Families By Emma Fiala Whether experienced in the foster care system or not, most Americans have at least some idea that the system is flawed and, at times, more harmful than helpful. But just how bad is it, really? As it turns out, according to talkpoverty.org, it’s worse than we thought. The situation is so bad that some find it simply unbelievable and chalk up the idea that government provides an incentive for foster care placements and…

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