Policing The Homeless | Jacobin

A homeless man moves his belongings from an encampment in Concord, California after city workers cleared the camp and removed structures from the property. (Aric Crabb / MediaNews Group / East Bay Times via Getty Images)Cities Are Spending More to Brutalize Homeless People Than It Would Cost to House Them
By Luke Savage Staff-Writer @Jacobin
Few scenes are as emblematic of the barbarism of American capitalism as the now-routine “sweeps” in which police round up homeless people and destroy their belongings. By some estimates, it would be cheaper to just provide them with housing.
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