混乱与人类的缩影:为国家首都的高层建筑摧毁黑人和棕色人的生活

在所有的混乱中,有一件事很清楚:该市在外展和确保需要永久住房的人能够获得住房方面做得很糟糕。

ADAMS MORGAN PLAZA, WASHINGTON — “Where that McDonald's is right now,” he says pointing across the street. “That used to be a news stand where I'd buy comics as a kid.” Dumah Muhammad stands in Adams Morgan Plaza in Washington, D.C., a light drizzle misting a small crowd of supporters and press. A few people wrangle a tarp over the PA system and

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解决美国的无家可归和贫困问题:如果我们能照顾到我们该怎么办

这个国家的无家可归者每年的住房费用为100亿美元,低于一艘航空母舰的价格。

DC Housing Feature photo

WASHINGTON, WARD 1 -- “I wanna know where the $2.5 million is – that's my reaction.” Muhsin Boe Luther Umar -- or as we call him, Uncle Boe -- throws his hands up and shakes his head. In his role as both Resident Council President at Garfield Terrace and D.C. Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 1B03 Member, he's had more than his fair share of

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科技巨头眼中的租金市场有利可图,因为驱逐休假的结束可能使数百万人无家可归

当120天的禁令今天结束时,一场“海啸”驱逐将席卷全美,威胁数百万无家可归者或更无家可归的美国人-一组新的房东,称为Facebook,Google和Apple。

In a 'normal', pre-pandemic economy, a number roughly equal to the population of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania - or about 3.7 million people - are evicted every year in the United States, according to Matthew Desmond, principal investigator of Princeton University's "Eviction Lab" project, which tracks evictions throughout the country and produces the

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咀嚼吐出来:退伍军人退休时会发生什么?

2200万美国人在军队中服役。尽管军队在公共生活中不断魅力四射,但许多人的现实是,一旦不再使用它们,它们就会像垃圾一样被倒在路边。

US Veterans

The phrase “military-industrial complex” is thrown around a lot. But the fact remains that the United States spends almost as much on war as the rest of the world combined. American troops are stationed in around 150 countries in around foreign 800 military bases; nobody seems to know the precise figure. Depending on the definition used, the United

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今年圣诞节,超过半百万美国人将与无家可归者作斗争

政府估计,消除无家可归者所需要的费用约为200亿美元,低于美国人在圣诞节装饰上的花费,但似乎没有足够的意愿来解决这一日益严重的问题。

Homeless Christmas Feature photo

While millions of Americans celebrate Christmas this year with loved ones, carving turkey and sharing gifts, others are not so fortunate. According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, over half a million of us will spend Christmas on the streets. The government agency estimates that on any given day, around 553,000 Americans are

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富裕的圣方济会筹集资金以阻止无家可归者收容所是富裕社会的最新例证

正如哥伦比亚广播公司指出的那样,富裕的硅谷员工试图阻止当地无家可归者收容所的讽刺之处在于,湾区的无家可归现象正在崛起,这在很大程度上归功于硅谷本身。

Homeless | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Residents of San Francisco’s South Beach are organizing to stop a homeless shelter in their affluent neighborhood, having crowdfunded tens of thousands of dollars in a matter of days to fight their legal battle with authorities. A 2.3-acre vacant lot in the shadow of the Bay Bridge has been identified as a prime spot to add 200

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