Homelessness is not about Poverty

I am genuinely homeless but I am not waiting for agencies, churches, governments to save me.

I stood up at the Homelessness Conferences in 2017 and 2018 and I made clear homelessness is about lack of love not assets.

I come from a broken family, the lines of division come from judgement, separation, lack of empathy and bias as I have lived in a way that is not approved of. Ironically a sibling is helping the homeless at Christmas but not offering any help to me.  Not that I am asking I am not. 

I see this being seen to be helping others as the biggest problem homeless people face as those in this area are empowered through the giving, they are profiled as ‘caring’, they ask for money to help others but they are not ending homelessness nor are they empowering people.

Not only should they be seriously questioning their approaches, as clearly they do not work, they should be asking the homeless not what they need but what went wrong.

I can start the ball rolling here as a former trained economist and market analyst.  The problem is the setting up of a economic system that promotes greed not equality.  No amount of marketing, lofty speeches, photo ops, videos will change the fact that we all have been shaped to see those poor as failures and those rich as successful. Nothing could be further from the truth.

The illusion is that money, assets, fame will make us happy.  It doesn’t.  There are many who do not identify as homeless who live in families feeling completely alone and isolated.  There are many in workplaces wearing the nice clothes, brand labels, make-up, holding positions with good pay, who are alone and isolated.  There are many who appear to have everything but have this emptiness that never leaves them as they seek more and more to fill the void that is never fulfilled.  This is poverty.

Those who are detached, uncaring, feeling no empathy view the world as objects and things, not people with feelings, heartache, concerns and emotional realities that are sensitive to criticism, unfairness and violence.  Those unable to love live in a way where they do not care but mimic behaviours and responses so they are not detected as psychopathic. This is the psychological poverty.

We frame everything by material acquisitions not emotional intelligence, abundance giving (without promotion) and seeing ourselves in others as equal rather than needing help.  The ‘neediness’ is not poverty it is insecurity.  The poverty born out of an inability to get work is structural violence in an economic system that changes the economic opportunities on the basis of investors who use superfunds to shape change the world in their image not in response to real demand and supply which was originally designed to ensure resources were used effectively and efficiently.

At what point do we see the climate crisis has nothing to do with climate but economics that sees human beings as consumers not living breathing homo sapiens who are not here as corporate entities to contract with a corporate reality that believes monetisation of life is value not inherent kindness or empathy that flows with life in meaningful ways, not self seeking.

The churches, agencies, welfare services, and popular icons associated with helping the poor have been co-opted by the very greed and abuse that plunged some of the homeless into severe poverty.  The poverty is the lack of love, kindness, real opportunity and empowerment that those who have been beaten down by poor parenting, dead end jobs, abuse in all its forms and a materialistic society that yells the words ‘get a job’ or ‘sponge’ if they dare receive anything for free.  I recall years ago realising those on unemployment benefits were disrespected because those working were jealous of their perceived freedom. That of course was narrowed down with Job Plans, people forced to look for jobs, spend time at job providers or work for the dole, the latter of course was about slavery not work opportunities.  When I was in that position I was asked to make Christmas cards when I was highly skilled. It was clear exploitation to teach people to work for nothing as in the future digital agile IT platforms (no bricks and mortar) will be employing online on a ‘needs’ basis. There will be no workplaces, no community building but further isolation keeping people in situations of need and powerlessness so they are easier to control.

The Brave New World future activity is not based on demand or supply, it is based on monopoly structures, smart cities investors, surveillance, digital ID, where there will be no privacy, no place to hide.  It is a future shock that will have a Hunger Games precinct existence where society is divided into the technocrats and segmented workers valued on the basis of their monetorised (crypto) worth in that system.  Not the intrinsic worth of a human with multiple intelligences, talents, gifts and beauty that is not comparable with the automons, cyborgs, transhumanised and genetically modified humans envisaged to exist in the future.

The real homelessness was always manifested in those who wanted more than others.  Who were restless, not content, unable to deeply connect with other human beings, abused by parents or cults (new normal), where distortions were socially engineered to create a vision of a world that is cruel, cold and uncaring but focused on tasks in order to supply a machine that had no heart and soul or purpose.  The insecurity that was hard wired from loveless childhoods where true human bonding, love relationships, family unity and community caring were minimised as we moved from family structures to hedonistic pursuits where the individual needs are endless self gratification rather than the joy of contributing to our community as our family.

I worked in 400 companies, I have been virtually in every industry, even the police and parliament.  I have seen so many faces that unhappily looked at clocks awaiting closing time. Whose life was about making the money. Unaware they are born into a system that teaches them to work for others interests, not their own. As genuine self focus is not selfish but responding to inner promptings to do something else as our real happiness awaited the choice for what we truly desire not hooked up to a system that promotes fear in order to make us work for things we have no calling in. 

It is when you sit back and observe the carrot and the stick in life.  The structures set up to teach us to do things this way not that.  To spend on this or that on the basis of some unmet need being exploited by marketing or aspirations.  When you sit and you observe the scripts, the narratives, the roles, the endless mimicking of a world co-created via media, schools, socialisation but without the true depth of following the very natural impulses that lead us to pathways that we want to walk rather than feel ‘no choice’.  This control arises out of ‘out of control’ by those who are unfulfilled and empty wanting others to give them the wealth they think gives them status and success.  Again, nothing is further from the truth.  You cannot trade your way to happiness. 

Ironically Butan was touted as the country that was happiest.  Gross National Happiness, whilst an interesting goal, was never implemented across the world as the real purpose of our lives.  When we make others happy, it returns to us.  When we do that which makes us happy people do not need all the ‘material things’ to get temporary excitement from consuming rather than being.  The manipulation of desires rather than the natural desires surfacing to point us in another direction, that leads us to our own truth, our own happiness, our own path without judgement but to shine in our own right as equal humans in a world full of promise not suffering as this capitalistic/communistic/technocratic world unfolds, due to its own unhappiness.

When I travelled the world I saw more abundance in the poor than the rich. I saw more social distancing in those with the most than those with the least.  It made clear the material reality tended to divide not unite. It distracted from the true richness of life which is in human relationships where you are genuinely loved. Not admired for all your things, popularity, nice clothes, make up and fame.  None of those things are real. Just imagined status as the mind is fooled by perceptions rather than illuminated by truth. 

I came to see the poverty in many wealthy people I met a long the way.  One was one of the top 50 thinkers in the world who made clear at dinner with friends that he was lonely.  He got us to draw happy/sad/wish and he had fame, crowds but he didn’t have love.  I saw clearly his poverty yet this man was advising the United Nations, sought after by top multinationals and yet he was unhappy.  For some reason he liked me.  I could have gone for the money but I didn’t, I liked him for him, I didn’t give a toss about his wealth or fame.

Another I worked with in London was a famous choreographer.  I worked with her secretary.  They told me all the murky stories of parties, orgies, decadence that happened due to circling around wealth and fame. This woman had her own lear jet, she had properties in New York, London and the Continent, she had a staff waiting on her beck and call.   One of her friends was the guy who wrote the Living Years, he asked me to connect his printer.  She had everything materially wanted.  I chatted with her about creativity.  She told me it is like a muscle you have to keep exercising it.  I saw the upstairs/downstairs existence. I was in Knightsbridge at the time.  Temps don’t usually get to work for the rich and famous, but life wanted me to observe this reality.  I felt no envy at all.  Yet this lady married a guy who was gay (she didn’t know) who wanted access to her rolodex (list of names, numbers, contacts). She even had Princess Diana on her list at the time. Yet this man didn’t love her.  I felt sorry for her, how could she know who was real who was not?  Apparently her illusion of importance was so strong that when a friend was dying she knew the person wouldn’t die until she arrived. She clearly had the power over life and death.

Another wealthy person I worked with happened in Melbourne.  He was very wealthy.  Had a direct line to Malcolm Turnbull and was offering his advice.  I was there transferring his contacts from one electronic listing to another. He was friends with many rich and famous people. I saw the invites from those wanting him to attend events so they could get money.  He had his tennis court outside.  He had his lear jet waiting for him at a moments notice.  His life was all about power.  He funded indigenous programs, not because he cared about the indigenous but to be seen to be helping them as his interests, assets, portfolio’s required a profile of philanthropy.  Of course many corporate interests use philanthropy to be seen to be kind to the vulnerable but it is all a front.  None of it is true.   

The powerful interests are exploiting resources, opportunities, shape changing the world in their image which causes massive externalities (problems) of which they use philanthropy to project an imagine of kindness, yet what they do is self serving, it has nothing to do with genuine care and love of those who have become the ‘losers’ in a system.  The so-called losers do not know that society is engineered to ensure there are many in poverty so the working class become fearful of homelessness and work harder to keep their meagre assets (homes, cars) when the entire structure is built on debt by design and keeps this top cohort in power so they can rule the world in their image which has no relationship to nature, nurture and balance. 

The environmental destruction has been enormous.  There has been no serious accounting of the carnage of war, pollution, depleted uranium, toxic chemicals and destroyed lives all for the pursuit of power using nationalism to galvanise armies or violent video games to keep the violent male in the illusion of force and violence as power, when it is the most powerless profile that through his/her pain projects harm on others to serve the interests of the few.  War is a racket as was said way back in the First World War. 

Today we are in silent wars that remove human rights, that spread disease, that concentrate wealth, that normalise monopolies and use abuse as entry into these billionaire clubs that have no feeling for those they harmed not only on the way but as major externalities to business practices that require violence in all its forms to maintain power, status and assets. 

So as I move further into homelessness, away from exploitation, away from a monetised world that cares nothing for those harmed in the pursuit of profit.  I find myself wanting less and less.  I do not look to those in the homelessness area as knowing anything about real homelessness, and when I tried to enlighten them I could see they are into social housing which has nothing to do with ‘social’ but private equity interests buying up housing with sensor technology to monitor the homeless, the poor and those disenfranchised to ensure they do not rise up. 

If the homelessness industry (funded by government, private equity) was serious about ending homelessness ecovillages would be set up as I suggested to the Victorian Housing Minister back in 2018.  He was not interested in the slightest.  I recommended for women my age over 50 should be growing their own food, living in communities of other women with children and learning to be self sufficient in a healthy environment. Of course this is not profitable if profiting from social housing is the goal, as the business model is the yoke hung around society and the homeless to profit from poverty.   These systems set up of contractors/services providers are driven by business mind-sets not welfare or some sense of egalitarianism to ensure we are treated in a way that provides equal access. The business mind set is all about self interest. Self interest and the vulnerable do not go together as always those being seen to be will use the poor, vulnerable and isolated to bolster their own image, funding and accolades as it feels good but they do not know what true goodness is. It has no self interest in it at all and there would never be any promotion of ‘self’ to show others that you are good whilst the homeless remain homeless and this cohort grows given the Great Global Reset.

Below is an example of what I proposed to the Homelessness Conference in 2018, when Courtney Herring was found dead in a park. She was intermittently homeless and become the inspiration for me to write this proposal as my mother rang thinking I was the dead homeless woman in the park.  I felt a connection to Courtney and went to the vigil. I handed out poetry which I am sure many did not understand. 

Solution: Build A Ecovillage


I want to contrast this with vested interests who seek to help the homeless. They use ‘house-less-ness’ as the real problem when it is really about inequality and lack of love.  Love – shares, cares, reveals and heals.  Fear – shuts down, excludes, ignores, hurts, rejects and leaves.  They repeat the dominant narrative without bringing out the truth of what causes the climate crisis (geoengineering) and how communities are being attacked via these weather weapons and their land targeted.  They do not discuss Covid-19 and how this was a bioweapon (I sent evidence to the Senate).  They do not hold forums on mRNA, DNA changes and how genotypes of bloodlines and ethnic groups can be targeted via DNA harvesting.  They do not speak of the death rate of vaccines which are genetic therapies and that the institutionalised poor or disadvantaged were close to forced to be vaccinated when publicly a mild virus with a 99% recovery rate has a low risk.  That the lockdown, economic shutdown (favoured large multinationals not small business) destroyed the backbone to our country, that job keeper pump primed but enabled the lockdown to go longer. The Op shops were closed, violent video game shops open.  Meditation and holistic therapies were shutdown. Sports were shutdown.  Walking in the open air was restricted.  When all these things promote health.  They do not talk about the pedophilia in the churches, politics, refuges, children’s homes and organised human trafficking that underscores power and compromise. 

They will not be talking about our addictions to materialism (captured markets) via money, iPhones, sexuality, success, status, being seen to be without any depth understanding of how these very addictions create the externality we call ‘poverty’ as it creates winner/losers on the basis of income not the quality of who you are. 

Poverty is structural violence.  Living a simple life is living where need equals want. That is not poverty.  The real poverty exists in psychological mindsets that see low income as disadvantage of ‘less than’ subtly meaning they should have more.  This type of structural violence means income less costs creates circumstances where they can’t afford rent and food.  They can’t afford clothing.  They can’t afford to go out.  They may live on the streets, in their cars, shanty’s, abandoned homes or at friends places. It becomes a poverty trap that is socially engineered by those with the most who believe they have the most to lose if the structural violence of poverty, ends.   I see so many on this bandwagon who I know do not care about ending poverty. End income disparity and move to ecological village designs and this corporate/capitalist/communist/technocratic business structure of income=power=rights dissolves as nature becomes the dominant energy flowing into a new system of equal abundance, masculine/feminine unity where the sum of the parts are not objects but the whole, expanding upon the whole as creativity sees further than self interest. 

They do not out the real structures of violence that have plagued our world in class systems of inequality that increasingly remove the so-called ‘middle class’ as orchestrated economic shocks plunge the middle class into poverty then homelessness to keep them desperate and hungry. Equality is sidelined as you can’t see a better future, or feel equal status yet all are equal. I see the triangle here, the equatorial triangle where balance is strength. I feel Lincoln speaking of this fundamental equality. 

The ones saying they help the homeless talk of ‘one’ but they know nothing of the true meaning of oneness and that is not about private globalisation and equity finances controlling the world but to truly see ‘you are me’.  What we do to others returns to the self.  If I harm you I harm me. If I treat you as less I will be treated as less.  If I take more I will experience poverty (psychological, emotional or physical). 

My life is not to make you look good but to remember what it means to be a ‘good person’ giving as nature intended.  It is natural to give to someone, as we feel warm towards that person. We get joy from giving. Yet so many take and call it giving when they are manipulating to look ‘good’ rather than be ‘good’.

Poverty is not a failing it is more accurate that they were failed and framed as worthless, when each has great value when treated with genuine love, respect and empowerment to free them from dependency and categorisation that creates ‘us versus them’.  I don’t hear any real voices.

In this homeless/poverty industry many are profiting from our pain or indeed liberation from the illusion of wealth as the panacea or pathway to happiness. It is not.

Here is a catholic report to offer contrast.


Pope Francis does not care about the ‘cry of the earth and the cry of the poor’. I’ve been to the Vatican and I saw abundant wealth. In fact the Vatican has been calling back all its assets.  They were not distributed to the poor as Francis of Assisi would advocate.  The churches lost their way believing they were intermediaries between God and man (not woman).  They wore clothes that the poor don’t wear. Their clothes speak of elevation not equality. They spoke in educated words the poor don’t understand that conveyed spirituality and love when we know what happened in the catholic schools, boys homes, churches at the Royal Commission into institutional child abuse. 


Cardinal George Pell was convicted by two courts in Melbourne to have this overturned by the High court of Australia where he did not appear in person and they sought technical outcomes.

Cardinal Pell was the Treasurer for the Vatican.  Only the Holy See the corruption of those who, like the emperors new clothes, convince people to believe in holier than thou, but in reality they became corrupted by power.  They moved from true virtue which is the truth sets you free to covering up the truth to protect institutions, rather than children. 


I may not be sitting on a street corner begging, but I have been through the agony of family breakdown, judgement, isolation and lack of care when I had no income or home.  I know vilification and inequality. I have felt deeply the unconscious bias. I have imagined how I am seen by announcing ‘I am homeless’ and realised I was seen as a client not a person. I know the unconscious/conscious bias that accompanies homelessness as a structure of violence ensuring that I am seen as ‘less than’ rather than a circumstance as an outcome of structural violence that erects barriers socially/economically/ecologically/politically to keep people in psychological or physical poverty so others can easily control and use homelessness or poverty to make themselves look ‘good’ and acquire more power using the energy of those who feel they have ‘no choice’. That of course is tyranny. Doing good is not what we need. Equality is what is needed and not only affordable housing but housing we own so we can rejoin our community as equals not given endless handouts. Don’t get me wrong, give food as at times I can’t get it, so when someone brings it I am deeply grateful. Give if your heart sings. But don’t do it to use a person labelled as homeless or poor.

If you reading this really want homelessness to end, then open your own heart and allow yourself to be vulnerable. Sit on the street with a person labelled as homeless and learn from the teacher. They will tell you about survival. They will tell you about the magic of life. They will help you see that you can live without all these things. They will share their pain and hardship so you do not fall into the poverty trap believing it is ‘you’ not structural violence.  This is the real violence in the structure that ensures poverty never ends and people believe it was their fault.

It never was. They can change their minds and change their lives living simply so others can simply live.  Living in harmony with life and moving away from the wolf in sheeps clothing offering more gifts that create dependency not equality.  I will never buy into this ponzi scheme.

Ponzi scheme is a form of fraud that lures investors and pays profits to earlier investors with funds from more recent investors. Named after Italian businessman Charles Ponzi, the scheme leads victims to believe that profits are coming from legitimate business activity.