Homeless For The Holidays – A Man and His Companion – Part IV

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

Anthony, 47 years old, is friendly as he greets me as I pass through McPherson, on Christmas. “What have you got for me,” he asks? His companion, ‘Chico’, is an obedient mixed Pit Bull and looks [...]

Homeless for the Holidays – Helping Hands – Part II

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

Its dusk on Christmas Eve. A white van of Samaritans stops at the corner of Eye Street. On queue the men shuffle to its hatch and line up. She opens its side door at the curb. At McPherson the [...]

Homeless For The Holidays – McPherson Park — Part I

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

They occupy alleys and benches, the side doorways of office buildings and dead spaces behind dumpsters. They hobble along sidewalks, looking for change, food and clothing. “Can you spare [...]

New Calendar Of Holidays

By World Beyond War, www.worldbeyondwar.org -

A new calendar of peace holidays has just been published. And none too soon, if you’ve noticed the epidemic of military holidays around us. I can understand that Catholics have a saint for [...]