Home » Archives by category » Social Justice » Poverty

Migrant fatalities on the rise globally: It’s time for a solution

“Go back to where you came from,” is the familiar expression of the anti-immigration right. This phrase is heard much too often in America in concerns with Mexican and Central…

Wisconsin Republicans wrong about student loan debt

I recently came across an editorial in the University of Wisconsin paper The Badger Herald, written by the chairman of the UW College Republicans entitled "What the Democrats get wrong…

Everything you need to know about America’s affordable housing crisis

When I was about 12 years old, my neighbor was evicted; his house was rented out to a group of college guys who removed his painted lawn gnomes and put…

Campaign for raising minimum wage finally gaining momentum

Despite my complete agreement on the increase of the minimum wage, I couldn’t help but still be skeptical of the cause. I, like many other Americans, believe that $15 is…

Feeding America report reveals need for different political approach to charity

Last week, Feeding America released its Hunger in America report, a comprehensive examination on the current status of food access and security. The 161-page report reveals startling statistics on hunger…