Most working people experience extreme financial hardship at one time or another. It’s the sad reality of an economy that prioritizes wealth-hording by the super rich over the basic needs of everyday people. Compounding the problem of so many of us living paycheck-to-paycheck is the largely unregulated market for high-interest loans. These modern-day loan sharks […]Read More
If you’re on dialysis – the process of cleaning the blood for those whose kidneys have failed – your life depends on receiving regular treatments. In California, 66,000 people need dialysis treatments to survive. But dialysis patient care is in crisis. Facilities – especially those accessible to low-income people – are in run-down strip malls […]Read More
There’s always a twinkle in Antonia Rivas’ eye. Like she has a secret joke she’s waiting to tell you. That must be part of why she’s so great with children. She’s operated a popular daycare out of her home for 17 years.
There’s something else in her eyes, though; also secret and unimaginably sad.Read More