The site has now been in existence nearly a year, and, as you all know, during that time there has been no shortage of things to write about. On a daily basis, events are unfolding that boggle the mind,
Poverty in the United States is of a staggering scale, and becoming more entrenched by the month. Fifty million Americans live at or below the federally defined poverty line; a similar number survive on food stamps. Tens of millions more hover just above the poverty line, their lives dominated by insecurity, but deemed ineligible for government assistance.