Last year, 34,000 New York City school kids slept in homeless shelters, enough to “fill a small city.” The crisis has spiraled in the past decade. Less than than 60% of NYC’s homeless kids graduated from public high schools last year. Youngsters Sandivel…

780 people are ahead of Manuel Rochin who’s waiting for a spot in a San Francisco homeless shelter.  A San Francisco Chronicle journalist met him on June 18 when the paper sent 3 dozen journalists to document 24 hours in the city’s surging homelessness problem. Despite…

In San Francisco, a hub of homelessness in the US, researchers have observed firsthand how living on the streets can accelerate aging. With an average age of 57, homeless study participants suffered strokes, falls and incontinence at rates more typical of people in their…

If you asked them, I suspect most Americans would say that the number of people sleeping in shelters and outside on the streets just keeps multiplying. But recent progress has shown that homelessness is not the intractable problem many people think it is. 

Hypothesis: Huge amounts of money leads to chronic insensitivity. Case Studies: “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli. And introducing: San Francisco tech entrepreneur Justin Keller who penned an open letter to the mayor and police chief opining about how his Presidents Day weekend…