Homelessness

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Tenant right advocates including Karissa Stotts organized a honking vehicle protest around the U.S. Bank building in Minneapolis on April 8, 2020.
"My bill to cancel rent and mortgages isn't just necessary," says Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, "it's popular."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"We do not want to recognize the level of poverty in this country because if we...

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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.