Posts Tagged: America

#survival My Way Home: Growing Up Homeless in America #prepping

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My Way Home: Growing Up Homeless in America His life was barely worth a dollar. He slept outside, on park benches, in stairwells, under bushes. Michael Gaulden lived in shelter after shelter across the United States. With his father incarcerated and mother disabled, he stayed homeless for ten years.From the age of seven to seventeen, […]

#survival Those Who Work, Those Who Don’t: Poverty, Morality, and Family in Rural America Reviews #prepping

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Those Who Work, Those Who Don’t: Poverty, Morality, and Family in Rural America When the rural poor prioritize issues such as the right to bear arms, and disapprove of welfare despite their economic concerns, they are often dismissed as uneducated and backward by academics and political analysts. In Those Who Work, Those Who Don’t, Jennifer […]

#survival Women and Poverty in 21st Century America #prepping

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Women and Poverty in 21st Century America Despite an overhaul in the 1990s, the American welfare system remains with a business model focused on the bottom line. Crafted by male-dominated legislative bodies whose members most likely never had to choose between paying the rent or feeding their kids, established policies primarily protect the popular programs […]

#survival The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America #prepping

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The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America “[An] elucidating cultural history of Hollywood’s most popular child star…a must-read.” —Bill Desowitz, USA TodayFor four consecutive years she was the world’s box-office champion. With her image appearing in periodicals and advertisements roughly twenty times daily, she rivaled FDR and Edward VIII […]

#survival CafePress – America Destroyed Sticker (Bumper) – 10″x3″ Rectangle Bumper Sticker Car Decal Reviews #prepping

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CafePress – America Destroyed Sticker (Bumper) – 10″x3″ Rectangle Bumper Sticker Car Decal Express yourself with the design that fits your sense of humor, political views, or promotes your cause and beliefs. Our high quality bumper sticker is printed on durable 4mil vinyl with premium inks that resist the sun and elements, so your message […]

#survival The Great Depression for Kids: Hardship and Hope in 1930s America, with 21 Activities (For Kids series) #prepping

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The Great Depression for Kids: Hardship and Hope in 1930s America, with 21 Activities (For Kids series) Have you ever wondered what it was like to live during the Great Depression? Perhaps you think of the stock market crash of 1929, unemployed workers standing in breadlines, and dust storms swirling on the Great Plains. But […]