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Why Judging People for Buying Unhealthy Food Is Classist

US society is very concerned with how poor people (or people we assume are poor) spend money on food. The truth is, though, we rarely have all the facts when we judge people. This writer breaks down the classism behind these judgements and shows us how we can do better.

A Vancouver charity, RainCity Housing, is converting city benches into pop-up shelters for homeless people. And by giving homeless people in this rainy city some dry coverage and a place to rest, RainCity is putting London’s anti-homeless spikes to shame. Vancouver, Urban Furniture, Street Furniture, Homeless Housing, Homeless Shelters, Homeless People, Marquise, Things To Do In London, Wraps

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When the management of a block of luxury flats in London felt they had an issue with homeless people sleeping on the doorstep, their solution was apparently to install a set of spikes that were later branded “ugly, self-defeating and stupid” by Boris Johnson.

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4 Things You Probably Know About Poverty That Bill and Melinda Gates Don’t

To fix global poverty, you first need to acknowledge where it comes from.

There's no such thing as the "deserving poor" — Craig Greenfield Jesus Help, Gods Grace, Behavior, Christian, Ministry, People, Kids, Youth, Reading

There's no such thing as the "deserving poor" — Craig Greenfield

My interactions with this neighbor got me thinking, why should I help her?