"Property is theft."
At least 1.2 billion people in the world live on less than a dollar a day. Half the world's people live on less than two dollars a day.
The poverty lived by Yeshua is a sign of the Holy One's promise of liberation for the oppressed, the poor, the marginalized, and the abandoned in love and justice. When asked, "Are you he who is to come?" Yeshua answers, "Go and tell what you have seen: the blind see, the lame walk, and the poor have the Gospel preached to them"... a kind of universal health care with the surprise of Love!
In the midst of the Great Depression, Peter Maurin, an itinerant street philosopher, and Dorothy Day began what became known as the "Catholic Worker Movement". Still alive and well, the Catholic Worker yet works on the streets of America and around the world announcing the possibilities of a New Earth, radiant with justice, equality, and peace for all... there is a Way!