UN investigator accuses US
A United Nations special investigator has accused the American government of pouring billions of dollars into rescuing banks and big business while treating as "invisible" a deepening homeless crisis.
of shameful neglect of homeless
Raquel Rolnik, the UN special rapporteur for the right to adequate housing, who has just completed a seven-city tour of America, said it was shameful that a country as wealthy as the US was not spending more money on lifting its citizens out of homelessness and substandard, overcrowded housing.
Read the Guardian report here.
* My friend and colleague G.W. Rolle -- who took me on an amazing tour of the streets of St. Petersburg -- was chosen to speak to the UN investigator.