Distorting the homeless debate

Leo, John
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/8/93, Vol. 115 Issue 18, p27
Discusses how compassion for street people has given way to compassion for communities under siege by street people in the United States during the 1990s. Has taken place coast to coast; Research that has overturned most of what `advocates for the homeless' reported for 15 years; Main causes for homelessness are addiction and pathology; New book entitled `A Nation in Denial: The Truth About Homelessness,' by Alice Baum and Donald Burnes.


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