San FranSisco's Homeless
Tents, Homelessness, and Misery: 9 Things I Saw in San Francisco- After years of reading about the alleged horrors of San Francisco, I decided I wanted to see for myself if the City by the Bay was really in such dire conditions.
I’d grown up 30 miles south of San Francisco, occasionally popping in for field trips or shopping or sightseeing. Sure, the city had always had homeless people, but the conditions I read about—needles everywhere, “poop maps” documenting the location of human feces—seemed absurd.
How bad could it actually be in one of America’s most famous cities?
San Francisco homeless crisis worries some attendees at JPMorgan summit: 'The Bill Clinton of cities' - JPMorgan is holding its annual health care conference in San Francisco this week. But some attendees -- when gazing out the windows of their $2,000-a-night hotel rooms or past the doors of another champagne-infused party -- have reportedly noticed the city has lost ground in its fight against homelessness.
“I feel unsafe walking around at night, especially as a young woman,” Selin Kurnaz, a co-founder of Massive Bio, told Bloomberg.
San Francisco’s homeless population is more visible than ever. Is it bigger? - Liberal Journalist claims San Fransisco has less homeless now than a decade ago ?!
Police Commission urges SF to address homelessness with health workers instead of cops - Criticism over officers sweeping tent encampments off the streets when there is nowhere else for people to go has prompted the Police Commission to call for a transformation of San Francisco’s response to homelessness.
The commission unanimously voted Wednesday to support a resolution urging Mayor London Breed and the Board of Supervisors to pursue a new approach for helping homeless people that is led by health professionals rather than police.
Ben Carson Pantses Gavin Newsom Over Homeless Epidemic: Compassion Isn’t Just Letting People ‘Do Anything They Want to Do’ - “Some people say it’s compassionate just to let them do anything they want to do. That’s not compassionate at all. What’s compassionate is helping people who cannot take care of themselves manage. And If we can get them into the right setting so they’re getting proper medications and counseling, many of them become quite functional at that point.” - Ben Carson
Carson also pointed out that, if California is excluded from the stats, homelessness in America is actually dropping.
New Film Shows How the War on Poverty Failed and the Real Hope for America’s 'Forgotten' Cities
When Donald Trump won his historic upset victory in 2016, media outlets briefly turned to the "forgotten" men and women of rural America and those in once-great American cities now crumbling. The "Great Revolt," as Salena Zito explains it, describes a political realignment aimed at revitalizing broken communities. Yet according to a groundbreaking new film, the true answer to urban decay, broken families, and ballooning debt from dependence on social programs isn't more government but a return to the traditional sources of meaning: faith, family, work, and community.
Filmmaker Christopher Rufo traveled to three crumbling American cities — Youngstown, Ohio; Memphis, Tenn.; and Stockton, Calif. — and documented the deep human struggles of communities left behind
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