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The push to clear homeless camps from Venice Beach: ‘I don’t know where we’ll go’

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At the edge of the sand of Venice Beach, rows of tents, recycled furniture and makeshift structures dot the palm tree-lined boardwalk, providing flimsy shelters for a community of unhoused people that has ballooned du...

Police bill risks criminalising homeless people, warn UK charities

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Leading homelessness charities have made an unprecedented joint plea to UK ministers to reconsider the police and crime bill, warning it could in effect criminalise large numbers of people simply for being homeless. I...

Northern Territory urged to accommodate homeless Aboriginal people during Covid lockdown

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Aboriginal organisations have expressed frustration at the Northern Territory government’s “flawed” pandemic response, demanding it do more to accommodate hundreds of Aboriginal people sleeping rough around town centr...

La semana en audio: Comfort Eating With Grace Dent; Return to the Homeless Hotel; If It Bleeds, It Leads and more

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Comfort Eating With Grace Dent (The Guardian) | Apple PodcastsReturn to the Homeless Hotel (BBC Radio 4) | BBC SoundsIf It Bleeds, It Leads (Global) | Apple Podcasts5 live Euro Commentary (5 En Vivo) | BBC Sounds Comfor...

Homeless lose beds as G7 takes over Cornwall hotels, says charity

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Vulnerable homeless people have been moved out of hotels in Cornwall to make way for police and government officials attending this week’s G7 summit, a local charity claims. Disc Newquay has said that many people who ...

Homeless Oaklanders were tired of the housing crisis. So they built a ‘miracle’ village

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Tucked under a highway overpass in West Oakland, just beyond a graveyard of charred cars and dumped debris, lies an unexpected refuge. There’s a collection of beautiful, small structures built from foraged materials. ...

Austin voters to decide on restoring rules criminalizing homeless activities

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Summer Wright experienced homelessness on and off for years as a teenager and young adult. At no point would she have benefited from a $500 multa, or having police sweep away her belongings. “It wouldn’t have urged me ...

‘No one knew we were homeless’: relief funds hope to reach students missing from virtual classrooms

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Portia and her two boys were living at the St Ambrose Family Shelter in Dorchester, Massachusetts, located in an old Catholic church, when the pandemic hit. To protect her family from the virus, she moved in with her ...

Crises collide as climate emergency pushes America’s homeless population to the brink

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Terri Domer knows well what a brewing storm looks like. Domer, 62, an Iowa native, has spent her life watching thunderstorms gather and tornadoes dash across rolling hills. Last August, when the midday sky darkened ov...

Los Angeles police clash with protesters in fight to evict major homeless encampment

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Los Angeles officials have moved to evict a large homeless encampment from a major city park, sending police in riot gear to face off with unhoused residents and protesters supporting them. Late Wednesday night, hundr...

Charlie Phillips: why did one of Britain’s great photo-portraitists end up homeless?

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Charlie Phillips never planned to become a photographer. His childhood dream was to be an opera singer, or a naval architect. But then a camera fell into his lap. Fue 1958. The 14-year-old had arrived from Jamaica ...