Banned for Feeding the Hungry: Criminalizing Homeless People

Daytona Beach, FL police charged a team of volunteers $2,238 for feeding homeless people in a public park and pressed trespassing charges. Additionally, the Jiminez family who head the feeding operation are banned-for-life from the park. There are over 2,200 homeless in Daytona Beach, but it is feeding them in public that is the criminal […]

Who Benefits from the Government Shutdown? Hint: It’s Not the Poor or Middle Class

There are many frustrating things about this government shutdown; from theatrics and whining by the Tea Party responsible for this irresponsibility in the first place, to the false equivalency reported (“Both sides are responsible!”) by both news media and talk show hosts (looking at you Jaw Leno!); to the inevitable credit downgrade that we’ll receive […]