There are millions of reasons why 45 million Americans are still beneath the poverty level. I think it’s very heartless to use this term when you don’t know their circumstances.
“Flint, Michigan. Ugly, the water will kill you, and everyone’s on heroin.”
“Manila, Philippines. It is like everything imagined in some dystopian novel in real life.”
“Going to Grandma’s house because there’s nothing to eat at your house.”
We somehow convince ourselves that we’ve changed the world and ended the needless suffering because we’ve shared a video. We go to sleep each night on our oversized beds thinking that we’ve made the world a better place. And we believe this because it is easy to believe.
“Ate spam and eggs out of a Frisbee because I ran out of paper plates.”
“Suddenly all the dreams we were given are crashing down around us.”
I saw police officers and protestors, just across the street from him. They all wore uniforms. Some bore badges, while the others brandished coffee. They were loud but calm in the cold.