Jacinda Ardern (pictured), who will take office in November, cited homelessness and child hunger in a blistering indictment of the economic system.
In a new episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” host and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and author Peter Moskowitz discuss gentrification, poverty and the concept of housing as a human right. Transcript added.
The policing of the Fountain Alley area—and, by extension, downtown San Jose—targets the very people who need the most help and protection.
Although Hillary Clinton leads in delegates, Sanders says his latest primary victory “is the beginning of the final push to win California” on June 7.
It's really a wonder more cities haven't tried "Housing First," which evolved from a New York City program begun decades ago.
Los Angeles has faced years of chronic homelessness, and over the past year police have regularly raided encampments. Now a civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the city for exactly those actions -- yet the razing of sites goes on.
Tech entrepreneur Justin Keller stoked the city's growing reputation for insensitivity to the misery of the impoverished by telling Mayor Ed Lee in an open letter that he is "outraged" that wealthy workers, who he says "have earned their right to live in the city," have to see people in pain and despair.