Sunday, August 9, 2009

NY Times: Homelessness is a Crime

Barbara Ehrenreich recently published an Op-Ed piece in the New York Times about a growing trend: in many cities, it is a crime to be poor. For instance, sleeping on the sidewalk or a park bench is against the law in many cities, yet those same cities are closing homeless shelters due to the budget crisis. She reveals the continous circles that entrap many of our poor and leave them no way out or up.

To read her article, visit here.

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