Why America Cant Solve Homelessness

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The lunch rush at St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall is a snapshot of the changing character of American homelessness. The first thing that strikes you is the sheer number of people the soup kitchen serves. The line outside starts forming two hours before the food is ready. Diners file in, eat quickly and get up as soon as they’re finished. They know someone is waiting outside for their seat. : Just give homeless people homes. In 2005, the state and its capital started providing no-strings-attached apartments to the “chronically” homeless — people who had lived on the streets for at least a year and suffered from mental illness, substance abuse or a physical disability. …

Literature provides shelter. That’s why we need it | Arundhati Roy

In a world that is hardening, literature can offer an indestructible place of refuge writes Arundhati Roy, author of The God of Small Things I am truly honored to have been invited by PEN America to deliver this years Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture. What better time than this to think together about a place for literature, at this moment when an era that we think we understand at least vaguely, if not well is coming to a close. As the ice caps melt, as oceans heat up, and water tables plunge, as we rip through the delicate web of interdependence that sustains life on earth, as our formidable intelligence leads us to breach the boundaries between humans and …

David Severn’s best photograph: men hunting rabbits for beer

Theyre out on the site of the old Newstead Colliery. They do eat the rabbits they catch or trade them for beer. Thirty years ago, they would have been miners I started my postindustrial parts of England often focuses on deprivation, and its usually from the perspective of a concerned outsider. Thanks Maggie is semi-autobiographical my dad worked in the pits, as a shaftsman and I wanted to take photos that were more of a celebration of the people and places I grew up with. The project looks at different ways that people interact with this landscape. This is one of the first photos I took, of locals hunting rabbits on the site of the old Newstead Colliery. When I …

Liverpool left disappointed but proud as the big prize fails to arrive | Andy Hunter

Liverpools record number of points and the individual awards were nice but all the thoughts were of what might have been in the Premier League climax You Make My Dreams Come True by Hall & Oates was a strange choice of song to play in the immediate aftermath of Liverpools title chase Barcelona on Tuesday changed everything, of course, and the Kop hit back with a stirring rendition of We Shall Not Be Moved the European Cup version when the Wolves support celebrated Manchester Citys win at Brighton with a chorus of Raheem Sterling, hes top of the league. The comeback of all comebacks here last Tuesday offers Jrgen Klopp and his players another opportunity to claim a magnificent prize …

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Delays Hollywood Film Trip Amid Backlash To Anti-Abortion Bill

Georgia Gov. the Atlanta Journal-Constitution bill banning abortionlegal challenges, would make Georgia one of the most restrictive states in the country for women seeking an abortion. In response, several Hollywood in Georgia ― including David Simon, creator of HBO’s “The Wire,” and producer Christine Vachon, behind critically acclaimed films like “Boys Don’t Cry” and “Carol,” several . Georgia’s generous film and television tax incentives have attracted many big Hollywood productions, including Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and Marvel’s “Avengers” franchise.   Some film workers have pushed back on calls to boycott Georgia’s film industry, saying such actions would only serve to struggling to get by in film and TV there. In that vein, filmmakers JJ Abrams and Jordan …

Tucker Carlson Lavishes Praise On Late Fox News Boss Roger Ailes

Tucker Carlson on Wednesday described late Roger Ailes, who left the network in 2016 amid a sexual misconduct scandal, as “a great and wise man.” Laura Ingraham for a birthday celebration. But Ailes ultimately hired Carlson for Fox News and he “wound up loving” him because he was “really a great and wise man,” he explained. at the age of 77 in 2017. Multiple female subordinates had alleged that he’d pressured them into having sexual relationships with him. “I feel honestly like the contents of my head have been emptied,” he claimed. “I feel like an untethered balloon, floating around, looking down.” Download

Kris Jenner’s Mother’s Day Tribute Post Forgot A Daughter – Here’s How Kendall Jenner Reacted! – Perez Hilton

Poor Kendall Jenner! The model can do everything in her power to grow her career, it seems, but when it comes time to feel like she’s a part of the KarJenner clan — you know, being the only one without a baby at home — well, things can apparently get VERY lonely for the poor girl! And on Sunday, she found out the hard way, when Kris Jenner just up and forgot Kenny in her social media tribute to her wonderful, large family for Mother’s Day! Oops! Kind of a big mistake, Momma Jenner!!! It all started with Kris’ Instagram post showing off her lovely young family, including all of her grandchildren — except one daughter was notably missing: poor ol’ Kenny! Ch-ch-check …

Around Eurovision in 20 lyrics

Australia “I’ve been aching/Feeling low/You’re so heavy/I have got to let you go” Image copyright Wouter Struyf Aged 18, Belgium’s Eliot Vassamillet is one of the youngest of this year’s Eurovision hopefuls. But the teenage Vassamillet has experience on his side in co-songwriter Pierre Dumoulin, whose City Lights track saw Belgium come a creditable fourth two years ago. Eliot’s song Wake Up is an inspirational pop anthem with a stirring chorus that calls on young people to come together for a better world. Eliot is the 10th act to perform on Tuesday and should qualify for the final with room to spare. Cyprus “We keep it undercover/I know you miss the taste/Heart beats like an 808/You need my love on …

The best of British press photography

From wars and riots to world cups and red carpets, the press photographer is on hand to capture in a split second the moment that tells the story. Members of the British Press Photographers’ Association are showing off their best work from the past couple of years at the Bargehouse Gallery, central London. Here is a selection of those on show. Image copyright Henry Nicholls / Reuters Image caption England football fans enjoyed an amazing summer as their team made it to the semi-finals of the World Cup. Here, they watch the game on television as England go out to Croatia. Image copyright Samir Hussein Image caption Taylor Swift was pictured on stage at Wembley Stadium, north-west London, by photographer …

Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry

Stefan Dinse/EyeEm/Getty Images (clouds) And yet I still love the big T, by which I mean either “technology” or “trillions of dollars.” Why wouldn’t I? I came to New York City at the age of 21, in the era of Java programming, when Yahoo! still deserved its exclamation point. I’d spent my childhood expecting nuclear holocaust and suddenly came out of college with a knowledge of HTML and deep beliefs about hypertext, copies of WIRED (hello) and Ray Gun bought at the near-campus Uni-Mart. The 1996 theme at Davos was “Sustaining Globalization”; the 1997 theme was “Building the Network Society.” One just naturally follows the other. I surfed the most violent tsunami of capital growth in the history of humankind. …

Amazing Grace review soul-shaking gospel from Aretha Franklin

A spellbinding performance by the singer is captured in Sydney Pollacks 1972 film The 1970s may have been the heyday of the rock concert film, but the genre was frequently marred by questionable performances and legal squabbles. Whether its Led Zeppelin going off the boil in the wrangle-ridden The Song Remains the Same or the Rolling Stones finding themselves stars of an unfolding horror movie in the Maysless The Last Waltz, captured the Band as they were splitting up, cementing the genres long-standing funereal affiliations and serving as inspiration for Rob Reiners nail-in-the-coffin mockumentary Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Frances Tiafoe: I want to use my story to inspire others, you cant make it up | Donald McRae

Frances Tiafoe used to sleep at the tennis centre where his father was janitor, now the son of immigrants from Sierra Leone tells Donald McRae how he feels at taking on the great names in the sport Its a movie, man, an absolute movie. I say it all the time, Frances Tiafoe exclaims of his incredible life story. Born into a family of west African immigrants, Tiafoe escaped the disadvantages of his early years in America to become one of the most exhilarating young players in world tennis. Four months ago, at the Australian Open, the 21-year-old came through a series of brutal matches to reach his to win the Orange Bowl, the most prestigious title in world tennis for …

Premier League 2018-19 season review: our writers best and worst

The best players, greatest games and standout signings plus those that didnt work out, and what needs to change Best player Ed Aarons: Virgil van Dijk. Raheem Sterling runs him close but in terms of impact and influence, the big Dutchman has been peerless. Nick Ames: A confession: at the time Liverpool paid 75m for Van Dijk this writer having been present to cover all of his exceptionally rare rickets at Southampton considered them barmy. Instead, he has almost single-handedly given Jrgen Klopp the ability to build from a solid base, transforming the teams prospects. No centre-back has had this profound an influence in years. Simon Burnton: Bernardo Silva has been an absolute joy a wonderful combination of technique, tenacity …

Premier League 2018-19 season review: our writers best and worst

The best players, greatest games and standout signings plus those that didnt work out, and what needs to change Best player Ed Aarons: Virgil van Dijk. Raheem Sterling runs him close but in terms of impact and influence, the big Dutchman has been peerless. Nick Ames: A confession: at the time Liverpool paid 75m for Van Dijk this writer having been present to cover all of his exceptionally rare rickets at Southampton considered them barmy. Instead, he has almost single-handedly given Jrgen Klopp the ability to build from a solid base, transforming the teams prospects. No centre-back has had this profound an influence in years. Simon Burnton: Bernardo Silva has been an absolute joy a wonderful combination of technique, tenacity …

‘Hilarious’! Kamala Harris’ apron in this kitchen photo has sparked some authenticity questions

As Kamala Harris’s husband tweeted, the senator and presidential candidate has been busy with food prep for a Mother’s Day celebration: ⁦My wonderful wife ⁦@KamalaHarris⁩ rushing home between LA events to prepare Jerk Chicken marinade for our Mothers Day feast Tmw. 😊❤️ pic.twitter.com/BWvwbhFrXf — Douglas Emhoff (@douglasemhoff) May 12, 2019 What came next? People had the exact same observation earlier this year when Kirsten Gillibrand shared photos of her cooking adventures: LOL, just like Gillibrand, the apron still has the packaging fold. https://t.co/SoG5q9752Q — John Ekdahl (@JohnEkdahl) May 12, 2019 Damn, nobody thought to throw that apron in the dryer for 5 minutes before staging this photo? — Jeffrey Voth (@Acuda4me) May 12, 2019 Lol how come every time politicians …

Amy Schumer Gives Birth To Her First Child, Pokes Fun At Meghan Markle

Amy Schumer has given birth to a baby boy. It is the first child for the comedian and her husband, chef Chris Fischer. The comedian said in an Instagram post that she gave birth to her baby Sunday night.  In October, she announced that she was expecting, just days after Kensington Palace said Meghan Markle were also set to welcome their first child.  Los Angeles Times at the time. “I look forward to competing with Markle every step of the way.” Throughout her pregnancy, Schumer often View this post on Instagram A post shared by @amyschumer on Oct 22, 2018 at 1:26pm PDT “She’s out there in six-inch heels, adorable outfits and there’s been no bump. She, like, cups where the …