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If only we would waste less resources on war.

Contributed by Empriś Durden

The world has enough food to feed everyone. We witness sophisticated weaponry, technology, and medication but we think that every human being having access to three meals a day, water, and education is crazy talk. Faith in humanity lost.

Contributed by Empriś Durden

4 Types of People on Welfare that Nobody Talks About. 91% of government aid goes to the elderly, disabled, and sick. Reform your thinking.

Contributed by Empriś Durden

4 Things That Politicians Will Never Understand About Poor People. Just as the elite some of us will never know how it feels to not have food for days or no shelter, most politicians have no idea how it feels to live on welfare or under the poverty line. To stereotype the people living the every day reality or to discount their efforts are a slap in the face to them.

Contributed by Empriś Durden

These are some media myths about welfare. Not every person on welfare is sitting around, watching TV, doing drugs, and having children. To caricature the people on welfare is insulting and detracts from the problem.

Contributed by Empriś Durden

Poverty is not just a word...but it is an epidemic. It is something that is occuring at this very second; through every snow storm, every holiday, and every moment of everyday. Through the extremity of the situation, I know that only We have the power to change it. It is our responsibility to allow "homelessness" to become a word of the past!

Contributed by Lexi Lorch

"If you love until it hurts, then there will be no more hurt, only more love." -Mother Teresa

Contributed by Lexi Lorch