Homelessness Marathon blog

... ending homelessness isn't a matter of charity, but a matter of changing the way our society is structured. -- Homelessness Marathon founder, Jeremy Weir Alderson, aka Nobody.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Declaration of Principles

[by Nobody]

On the Homelessness Marathon, we talk to many different kinds of people who hold many different views about how to end homelessness. We're glad to present a wide diversity of opinion, but we also want people to know where we stand ourselves.

At the Homelessness Marathon, we believe that the elimination of poverty is a moral duty for society. We believe that fulfilling this duty makes for a better society. [...]

[read more, here; via Annual Homelessness Marathon Website]

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

An old column from 2001

Lethal Cakeology

by Nobody

When I was a boy, I saw ads referring to products developed at "The Betty Crocker Institute." I imagined an ivy-covered campus around which professors strolled while discussing the finer points of cakeology. It took a while before I caught on that this "Institute" had all the substance of a mail-order PhD, but even so, I think it has more credibility than the "Manhattan Institute." At least what Betty Crocker put out you could swallow.

[read more, here; via Annual Homelessness Marathon Website]

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