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Cathedral ban on Soup Runs: Because feeding the homeless just encourages them

February 28, 2011

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Today BBC has reported on a potential ban of soup runs near the Westminster Cathedral. For the American among us, soup runs are instances of distributing free food to the homeless outside on public property. Kind of like a soup kitchen, except quite public and not confined to poor neighborhoods. However the Cathedral is displeased […]

Exiles in Eden: a human approach to the housing crisis

February 15, 2011

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We’ve all heard about the housing crisis for years now (at least since 2007), but what we seldom hear about is the individuals and the family units that are impacted by the foreclosures daily. That is the subject of Paul Reyes’ book, Exiles in Eden, and of the talk he gave at Goucher College last […]