We simply need to make better policy
The ‘something must be done’ approach to homelessness is not enough
Something must be done. Something always needs to be “done.”
Ben and Gerry (“we sell ice-cream at the weekends”) stand at the door of the Capuchin Day Centre for homeless people on Bow Street. They are handing out the lunch tickets and know everybody on a first-name basis. The queue for the hot meal snakes down the block. Five hundred people will pass through the doors today.
Ben listed all the...
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