The Criminalization of Ownership

Here we are in America, where private property rights are sacred, except for the people who own the least. The general housed public has a strange double-standard attitude. Upright citizens who are unable to pack for a weekend without incurring baggage overweight...

Looking Toward a Grim Future

RawStory.com just published a lengthy article titled “Older and sicker: How America’s homeless population has changed.” The writer is Margot Kushel, Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. California is always worth keeping an eye on,...

Why Do Some Refuse Shelter?

All year round, and especially during the annual or biannual count of people experiencing homelessness, outreach workers take on the job of informing people about their options. Maybe some street people don’t know that shelter is available, or what the requirements...