Facing poverty, academics turn to sex work and sleeping in cars
Adjunct professors in America face low pay and long hours without the security of full-time faculty. Some, on the brink of homelessness, take desperate measures There is nothing she would rather do than teach. But after supplementing her career with tutoring and proofreading, the university lecturer decided to go to remarkable lengths to make her […]
Mystery in Salt Lake City: where have hundreds of homeless people gone?
Following a police operation, even officers seem puzzled by the whereabouts of hundreds of people who lived around a downtown emergency shelter The streets around Salt Lake Citys downtown emergency shelter have long been home to hundreds of homeless people. In recent weeks, though, nearly all seem to have vanished following a police operation. Local […]
Elderly San Francisco woman spends dying days fighting eviction by tech CEO
Betty Rose Allen says eviction battle took a toll on her mother Beatrizs health in yet another case that highlights the deleterious effects of the tech industry on the citys affordable housing When doctors said Beatriz Allen might only have a few weeks left to live, death was not the biggest threat looming over her […]