"Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings." - Nelson Mandela. RIP Nelson Mandela u will be greatly missed

"Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings." - Nelson Mandela. RIP Nelson Mandela u will be greatly missed

Nelson Mandela quotes about poverty

Nelson Mandela quotes about poverty

"On one level, as so much twitter outrage has pointed out, these spikes symbolise the transformation of the homeless into a form of vermin. But their artistic resonance goes further than that. These spikes beautifully encapsulate the essential concerns of a society that has abandoned any pretence of social justice, fairness and equality, even to the point of refusing to ensure what ought to be the essential component of any civilised society - a home for all its citizens."

Why the 'Homeless Spikes' Deserve the Turner Prize

"On one level, as so much twitter outrage has pointed out, these spikes symbolise the transformation of the homeless into a form of vermin. But their artistic resonance goes further than that. These spikes beautifully encapsulate the essential concerns of a society that has abandoned any pretence of social justice, fairness and equality, even to the point of refusing to ensure what ought to be the essential component of any civilised society - a home for all its citizens."

Speaking out about race, poverty, riots, and our students

Speaking out about race, poverty, riots, and our students

Today's problems, poverty, global warming, air pollution etc., are invisible and don't exist in a sense that people who don't take them personally can't recognize them because those are not their problem "for them". Awareness needs active involvement.

“When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a Communist.”  ~ Archbishop Hélder Câmara of Brazil

Who Am I To Judge?

“When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a Communist.” ~ Archbishop Hélder Câmara of Brazil

Add to that school health care and lunch provided everyday, which covers about a third of the daily nutritional need. #Finland #child #poverty. Finland treats minors like people who deserve to be given a fair chance at life, imagine that.

Add to that school health care and lunch provided everyday, which covers about a third of the daily nutritional need. #Finland #child #poverty. Finland treats minors like people who deserve to be given a fair chance at life, imagine that.

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