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politics
politics

The Senate Candidate Who Wants to Arm the Homeless Explains Himself

The libertarian says that a lot of people have told him it's "the dumbest idea I've ever heard.” But he's standing by it.
Jules Suzdaltsev
3.16.18
Homelessness
Homelessness

How Activists Turned Empty London Property into a Thriving Homeless Shelter

As the threat of mass eviction looms, a utopian vision that welcomes homeless people from across the city is now filled with more fear than hope.
Bob Trafford
3.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Homeless Youth in New Orleans

We talk to the filmmaker behind 'SHELTER' on today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
2.22.18
Homelessness
Homelessness

What It's Like to Rebound as a Young, Homeless Mother

With affordable housing facing a crunch under Trump, it's harder than ever for young families to cope. Still, some find the support they need.
Sonja Sharp
2.21.18
happy ending
happy ending

How Two Homeless Men Found a Home on eBay

"We didn’t do this to become celebrities. We just wanted to find somewhere to live."
Rebecca Baden
12.18.17
New York
New York

Scenes of Daily Life for New Yorkers Who Got Help

A small army of nonprofits help people who slip through the cracks of government assistance. Here's what that looks like up close.
John Surico
11.27.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Why Queer People Need Chosen Families

Chosen families come in all shapes and sizes, but for some queer people, their importance in their lives isn't easily understated.
Kyle Casey Chu
11.13.17
Culture
Culture

How We Define Indigenous Homelessness Matters

It’s about more than just finding shelter.
Jesse Winter
11.8.17
cities
cities

Inside a Homeless Encampment on the Brink of Eviction

Barring another reprieve in court, the Bay Area's relatively uncontroversial Here/There community could be vacant in a matter of days.
Rick Paulas
10.31.17
struggle
struggle

I Was a Homeless High School Honors Student

I had one foot in two worlds and I was an outsider in both.
Samantha Reeve
8.24.17
New Orleans
New Orleans

'SHELTER' Explores the Volatile Lives of New Orleans's Homeless Youth

VICE's new documentary, executive produced by Michael K. Williams, hits 18 different cities in June.
VICE Staff
5.30.17
crime
crime

When a Homeless Addict Gets Blamed for a Massive Highway Collapse

A homeless man who smoked crack near the site of a highway fire in Atlanta is on the hook for the fiasco. But even if he did it, the incident speaks to inequality and neglect.
Camille Pendley
4.4.17