Monthly Archives: August 2010

When the Kindness of Strangers is Not Enough

In Tennessee Williams play “A Streetcar Named Desire,” the character Blanche Dubois famously declared, “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” Her line came to mind this week when I read a front page story in The New York Times. “99 Weeks Later, Jobless Have Only Desperation.” The article reports on the “jobless Americans […]