Emma Ockerman

Bloomberg

Trans Activists Want Bloomberg to Apologize for His ‘Guy Wearing a Dress’ Slur

Now the Bloomberg campaign is selling campaign shirts reading "protect trans rights."
Emma Ockerman
10 hours ago
Homelessness

This Artist Is Trolling ‘Skid Rodeo Drive’ With Chanel and Gucci-Branded Homeless Tents

Rodeo Drive and Skid Row are only about 12 miles apart.
Emma Ockerman
a day ago
Michael Avenatti

Michael Avenatti Just Got Convicted in His Nike Extortion Case

Stormy Daniels' former lawyer could go to prison for a very long time.
Emma Ockerman
2.14.20
mental health

A 6-Year-Old Girl in Florida Was Committed to a Mental Health Facility After She Threw a Fit at School

The forced psychiatric evaluation was permitted under Florida’s controversial Baker Act, which allows a person to be involuntarily committed to a mental health facility for 72 hours.
Emma Ockerman
2.14.20
housing

'Either I Pay the Rent or I Eat': These California Tenants Are on Strike Because Their Rent Is too Damn High

It's legal in California to withhold rent due to property mismanagement.
Emma Ockerman
2.13.20
Homelessness

Homeless People in Alabama Live in Fear That the Cops Will Arrest Them Just for Begging

Three homeless people are now suing the city of Montgomery over the state's anti-panhandling law.
Emma Ockerman
2.13.20
coronavirus

Here's What's Happening on That Cruise Ship in Japan with 135 Coronavirus Cases

Hundreds of people are stuck in their tiny cabins aboard the Diamond Princess, the largest concentrated area of coronavirus cases outside of China.
Emma Ockerman
2.10.20
Police-involved shooting

Ex-Cop Who Fled to Mexico After Killing a Man Was Just Convicted of Murder

His father helped him cross the Texas-Mexico border to evade authorities, sparking an international manhunt.
Emma Ockerman
2.7.20
immigration

An ICE Agent Shot a Brooklyn Man in the Face, Reports Say

The man survived the shooting and is being treated at a local hospital.
Emma Ockerman
2.6.20
Policing

Michigan Cops Seized This Woman’s Car After Her Then-Boyfriend Allegedly Picked Up a Prostitute

She was never accused of a crime and went bankrupt paying the fines to get her car back.
Emma Ockerman
2.5.20
Homelessness

The Number of Homeless Students Now Matches the Entire Population of New Hampshire

It's a new nationwide high, and states with certain traits had the biggest spikes.
Emma Ockerman
2.4.20
Medicaid

Watch Mike Pence Get Grilled by a Doctor Over Medicaid

The administration's new measure would allow states to pick and choose which medications are paid for, and cut coverage of services not seen as essential.
Emma Ockerman
1.31.20
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