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Greg Abbott vs. Austin’s Homeless

Gus Bova The Texas Observer
As Texas’ governor promotes sensational stories of homeless violence and threatens a state crackdown, the people living on Austin’s streets tell a different story.

Chicago’s Homeless Are Freezing and Dying

Jock Toles Our Future
Nobody in America should be homeless. Nobody in Chicago should be homeless. So, listen up, mister Mayor, and all you Mayor wannabes: What we need now is a homes guarantee: a home for everyone who needs one.

Hidden Hunger - How Families Slip Through

Tara Duggan San Francisco Chronicle
One in 10 Bay Area residents earns too little to cover the cost of living; of those, 62 percent earn too much to qualify for food stamps.

Friday Nite Videos | October 26, 2018

Portside
Conservative Pundit Barbies | I Love You, America on Hulu. Canned Heat | Election Blues. Florida's Senate Race Has Some Mic Drops. The Advocates | Documentary. Donald Trump's New Ad for Ted Cruz.
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