12 Dead And Dozens Shot In Chicago Bloody Christmas Weekend
Chicago's citywide crime wave didn't slow down during the holiday weekend. City police investigated 27 shooting incidents this Christmas weekend, 12 of which...
The Conditioned
Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years, and became locally known for sitting in the same spot and writing every day.…
This Republican Mayor Has An Incredibly Simple Idea To Help The Homeless. And It Seems To Be Working.
"Someone believed in them today." Republican Mayor Richard Berry was driving around Albuquerque last year when he saw a man on a street corner holding a sign that read: “Want a Job. Anything Helps.”
Goals And Smiles As Glasgow Hosts The 2016 Homeless World Cup
A specially built city centre football arena has been treated to a tournament of rain, sun, goals and smiles as Glasgow hosts the 14th Homeless World Cup.
Colorado City To Use $1.5 Million From Pot Tax To Help Homeless
Aurora, Colorado’s third largest city, recently announced how it will use $1.5 million generated from a tax on recreational pot to supporting homeless people, the Aurora Sentinel reported.
Hawaii Governor Declares Homelessness 'State Of Emergency'
The state saw a 23 percent increase in its homeless population between 2014 and 2015. Hawaii Gov. David Ige has declared a state of emergency to deal with the state's homelessness crisis just days aft...
9 Shot After Gunfire Erupts At Brooklyn House Party
Thirteen people were injured during a barrage of gunfire at a backyard house party in Brooklyn early Sunday — one of four shooting incidents overnight, cops said. A group of unidentified men opened fi...
L.A.'s Culture War Over the Last True Skid Row in America - Los Angeles
"Yo!" A black man in a filthy, yellow, collared shirt lies sprawled out in the middle of the Sixth Street sidewalk, out cold. No more than four inches f...
Vatican prepares to open showers, barber shop for homeless
Rome's homeless are about to get some TLC.
Everything You Think You Know About Gangs Is Wrong
“Blood in, blood out,” is the old, stereotypical street gang saying. Joining a gang is supposed to require an intense initiation, perhaps involving the commission of a crime to prove one’s loyalty. Le...
25 Notoriously Dangerous Gangs
With everything from street gangs to international crime syndicates be ready to meet 25 notoriously dangerous gangs
Market bubbles are driven by the impulse to predict each other’s behavior, says new research – Quartz
Five years on from Lehman Brothers's collapse and “where did it all go wrong?” analysis is all the rage. Answers have varied: poor regulation, malicious bankers, dozy politicians, greedy homeowners, a...
Economic bubbles
An economic bubble (sometimes referred to as a speculative bubble, a market bubble, a price bubble, a financial bubble, a speculative mania or a balloon) is "trade in high volumes at prices that are c...
Gang
A gang is a group of recurrently associating individuals or close friends or family with identifiable leadership and internal organization, identifying with or claiming control over territory in a com...
Homelessness
Homelessness is the condition of people without a regular dwelling. People who are homeless are most often unable to acquire and maintain regular, safe, secure, and adequate housing, or lack "fixed, r...
Modern ruins
Modern ruins is a neologism referring to ruins of architecture constructed in the recent past, generally in the most recent century, or since the 19th century.The term is most frequently used by peopl...
Public housing
Public housing is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local. Social housing is an umbrella term referring to rental housing whic...
Slums
A slum is a heavily populated urban informal settlement characterized by substandard housing and squalor. While slums differ in size and other characteristics from country to country, most l...
Primeiro Comando da Capital
Primeiro Comando da Capital, or PCC ("First Command of the Capital", [pɾiˈmejɾu koˈmɐ̃du da kapiˈtaw]), is, according to a 2012 Brazilian Government report, the largest Brazilian criminal organization...
Street people
Street people are people who live a public life on the streets of a city. Street people are frequently homeless, sometimes mentally ill, and often have a bohemian lifestyle. Certain neighborhoods, esp...
Digital graffiti
Digital graffiti is the act of creating graffiti art using a computer vision system. Various groups and companies have pioneered digital graffiti since technology advances made it possible. Most notab...
GG Allin
Kevin Michael "GG" Allin (born Jesus Christ Allin; August 29, 1956 – June 28, 1993) was an American punk rock singer-songwriter, who performed and recorded with many groups during his career. GG Allin...