Posts Tagged 'Taxicab'

MEREDITH KOLODNER – Eligible but got nothing: Hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities blocked from college aid

QUEENS, N.Y. — Wendy Thompson always knew she wanted her son to go to college, but she didn’t realize so many people would disagree.

Her son was born with cerebral palsy, a disease that has him using a wheelchair, but has little impact on his academic abilities. He graduated from high school with a Regents diploma in 2013 — a feat accomplished by only 18 percent of students with disabilities in New York City that year, compared to 70 percent of ...

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John Vibes – SWAT Team Destroys Tiny Houses Built for the Homeless, 10 Activists Arrested

Ten activists were arrested this weekend for attempting to help the homeless in the city of Denver by building tiny houses in a park. The houses were also immediately destroyed just after the arrests were made.

The activists belong to a group called Denver Homeless Out Loud, released a statement after the arrests which read:

Last night, Saturday, Oct 24th, about 70 Denver Police Department and Denver Sheriff’s Department officers, including swat units, under orders from Mayor Michael Hancock, descended ...

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