homelessness

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A homeless encampment sits on a street in Downtown Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Homeless Encampments or Open Drug Scenes?

Michael Shellenberger has been making the rounds through interviews to discuss his new book, San Fransicko: How Progressives Ruin Cities. In this 9-minute clip from his interview on Dave Rubin's show, The Rubin Report, Shellenberger explains that homeless encampments are a misnomer. In reality, they are open drug scenes. Read More ›
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golden gate & san francisco under fog
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The Homelessness Crisis is a Drug Addiction Crisis

"The word 'homeless' is really a propaganda word designed to trick your brain into thinking that this is a problem of poverty," says Michael Shellenberger. "And progressives have done a real disservice to people suffering from addiction by mis-describing them as people that are somehow suffering from high rents." Read More ›
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homeless encampment

More Than Economics: Complex Stories of Homelessness

A roof and four walls are necessary but not sufficient for safety, health, and overall well-being. The various paths that lead to homelessness – mental illness, addiction, social isolation – often require far more than shelter to restore a person to a thriving existence. Read More ›
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Depressed woman sitting on a chair in dark room at home. Lonly , sad, emotion concept.
Depressed woman sitting on a chair in dark room at home. Lonly , sad, emotion concept.

How Treatment Can Change Everything for the Mentally Ill Homeless

Take the story of Bethany Yeiser. Yeiser's mental state began to deteriorate in college. In her senior year, she dropped out and spent the next four years homeless, suffering many delusions as a result of undiagnosed schizophrenia. She received medical treatment and has been in recovery for fourteen years. Read More ›
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man businessman in suit taking notes, bills of dollars in his pocket as a bribe. the concept of corruption and bribery

Homelessness: A Profitable Business

One of New York City's largest homeless shelter providers has turned sheltering the homeless into a lucrative business for himself, reaping more than $1 million a year in profits. Worse: It's all funded by taxpayers. Read More ›
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Two police officers arrest and handcuff homeless woman in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California.
Two police officers arrest and handcuff homeless woman in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California.

How Leftist Prosecutors Contributed To 2020’s Massive Crime Spike

The number of homicides in the United States increased around 30 percent in 2020 compared to the previous year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation reported last week, along with a 5.6 percent increase in violent crime in the same period. Read More ›
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Homeless in San Francisco sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Homelessness: The Mental Illness Thread

In the middle of the National Mall at 5:45 this morning, a man shouted at no one in particular. Dressed in pajama pants, a T-shirt, and supported by a cane, he waved around a flashlight and occasionally struck his cane on the ground, all the while belting out a disruptive sing-song melody. Read More ›