One More Obscenity of Our Obscene Wars

Abby Zimet

A new study finds military veterans much more likely to be homeless than other Americans, with younger veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan the majority of those in shelters and on the streets. Some 12-year-old girl in Illinois is making blankets for homeless vets; what's our alleged government doing for them?

FRIENDS: Help Us Fight

Independent journalism has become the last firewall against government and corporate lies. Yet, with frightening regularity, independent media sources are losing funding, closing down or being blacked out by Google and Facebook. Never before has independent media been more endangered. If you believe in Common Dreams, if you believe in people-powered independent media, please support us now and help us fight—with truths—against the lies that would smother our democracy. Please help keep Common Dreams alive and growing. Thank you. -- Craig Brown, Co-founder

Support Common DreamsSupport Common Dreams

Share This Article

More in: