Homelessness

Julia Conley, staff writer
"The biggest statement Mr. Bezos could make is by raising the pay of workers in his own company. Philanthropy will not solve income inequality or stagnant wages."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
workers finish sidewalk
In some U.S. metro areas, rents for low-income residents have increased by more...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
amazon protesters
"There's a bargaining power problem here, and cities are on the wrong side of...

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A supermarket giant in the U.K. has removed metal spikes outside stores to deter rough sleepers and other "anti-social" elements after people protested that the latest in "defensive urban architecture" treats the homeless as pigeons, rats or other unwashed, unwanted, shoo-go-away vermin. Left Unity argues there are 700,000 empty homes in the country, and no good reasons for anyone to be homeless.