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My mom died because she was too poor to afford a doctor

While Congress debates a rollback of the ACA, I wrote my mom's story as a reminder that health care isn't just a line item on a budget spreadsheet.
posted by missjenny on Sep 23, 2017 - 11 comments

Essays on Poverty and UBI

I wrote a five part series on poverty and basic income. Part One: Introduction --- Part Two: Poverty and Health --- Part Three: Conditions and Motivations --- Part Four: The Case for Universality --- Part Five: How UBI Will Disrupt Poverty.
posted by hopeless romantique on Apr 5, 2017 - 0 comments

Blogging a century of history in L.A.'s Skid Row

The 1947project time travel blog is thrilled to announce the launch of a very special new series, The Union Rescue Mission at In SRO Land. Past 1947project blogs have always been based in historic newspaper research. That changes today, with the debut of the first 1947project blog series based entirely on original research in an historic, significant--and previously unknown--Downtown L.A. archive, that of the Union Rescue Mission. [more inside]
posted by Scram on Sep 8, 2011 - 1 comment

Play SPENT: Can you make it through the month?

My agency created this game for a local poverty services non-profit. Too many people assume that being poor is the result of a moral failing or laziness. Hopefully SPENT challenges those assumptions. [more inside]
posted by missjenny on Jun 22, 2011 - 12 comments

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