The displacement of working-class and low-income Latino families in the shadow of Facebook’s behemoth campus, which is undergoing a major expansion, offers a stark illustration of California’s housing crisis and expanding income inequality. By many measures, the tech industry has in recent years exacerbated the crisis of evictions, homelessness and poverty.
40 million Americans live in poverty. Think about that.
Trump’s aggressive policies are sending the country toward greater inequality: Life span is now shorter in the USA, and millions live a life of absolute deprivation once associated with 3rd world nations.
America is now in steep decline.
With homelessness rising and shelter beds scarce, healthcare facilities are accused of abandoning people in Skid Row following treatment.
America’s homeless population has risen this year for the first time since the Great Recession.
Observers say that the federal government’s response to homelessness is lackluster.
Nearly 4.2 million kids and young adults without a parent or guardian are homeless across the United States over the course of a year.