homelessness

Disturbing Virginia Key Plan Reflects Wave of Anti-Homeless Radicalism

Miami-Dade County, Florida, was long seen as liberal. But Biden only just beat Trump there in 2020, and the local…

August 3, 2022

San Francisco’s New DA Vows to Ramp Up City’s Drug War

Recall District Attorney Brooke Jenkins? That’s what some San Francisco residents are saying, more in hope than expectation, after Mayor…

July 13, 2022

Why San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Has Been Recalled

Chesa Boudin, the reform-minded district attorney of San Francisco, has officially been recalled. Early results from the June 7 recall…

June 8, 2022

Gov. Candidate’s Sinister Plan to Ship Unhoused People Out of CA Cities

Make no bones about it, many housed people in California are resentful of the rise of tent cities, public drug…

June 2, 2022

The Tenderloin Suffers Under Another Inhumane Crackdown

“The Tenderloin is a beautifully complicated area. It’s rich in all sorts of intersecting narratives. Sadly, some people fear it,…

March 30, 2022

How Halifax’s Safe Supply Hotels Brought Hope in the Early Pandemic

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, in April 2020, there was a confirmed case at a pop-up shelter in Halifax, Nova…

February 9, 2022

Winnipeg Offers Winter Fire Barrels, Not Homes, to Unhoused People

The city of Winnipeg, Manitoba is giving free steel fire barrels to unhoused residents living outdoors. Officials say it’s to…

January 25, 2022

SF Mayor London Breed Plans More Drug Arrests to “Take Back Our Tenderloin”

Declaring that “We need to take back our Tenderloin,” a hip, mixed-income neighborhood in San Francisco with a large unhoused…

December 20, 2021

What Will San Diego’s New “Harm Reduction” Shelter Actually Be Like?

San Diego is building what's being touted as the city's first harm reduction-based homeless shelter. The facility, currently under construction…

September 21, 2021

What Could Austin’s Basic Income Pilot Mean for People Who Use Drugs?

Austin, Texas, is known for music festivals, a booming tech industry and progressive politics in a conservative state. By 2022,…

September 9, 2021