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Tent City

Amazing Look thru Google Glass of a Tent City in Rural America

Mark Horvath | Posted 02.01.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Carmen Guidi, from Second Wind Cottages, was nice enough to give me a tour of one of this countries most infamous tent cities. Known as The Jungle, th...

WATCH: The United States of Inequality

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Inequality in America is now at the greatest level in modern history and shows no signs of abating. Corporate profits are at record highs. But have those companies invested that in new jobs? No. Did they at least give their workers a bump in pay? Hardly.

Thousands Protest Against Sheriff Joe

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Several thousand critics of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio gathered outside "Tent City" Saturday night for a rally calling for the clos...

Janell Ross

In One U.S. City, Budget Cuts Leave Homeless Without Bathrooms, Water Overnight

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

Faced with a $200 million deficit accumulated over the past five years, Sacramento, Calif., like many other struggling municipalities, is severely cut...

Arrested for Not Having a Home Yet Wall Street Bankers Get Away With Taking Homes

Mark Horvath | Posted 03.11.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

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Homeless Former Minister Shares Story Of Arrest In Tent City

Mark Horvath | Posted 02.28.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

It's really hard to explain the feeling of powerlessness I felt today. But I guarantee my feelings don't even compare to the feelings of desperation our friends had while police were evicting them from their tents today.

Occupy Denver: Protesters Evicted, Set Structures On Fire (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.20.2011 | Denver

Denver Police in riot gear clashed with Occupy Denver again last night around midnight, forcibly clearing out approximately 40 protesters from Civic C...

Return Of America's Middle-Class Underclass

BBC News | Paul Mason | Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

In The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck describes the harrowing journey of the Joad family - migrant workers forced to leave their home during the Grea...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Protesters Erect 'Walkerville' Tent City At State Capitol

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In February and March, thousands of protesters flooded the Wisconsin Capitol, sleeping in the building overnight and filling the dome wi...

A Tent City Like You've Never Seen: Dignity Village (VIDEO)

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

In my years of traveling helping to change the story of homelessness I must say Dignity Village is probably the coolest community I have experienced.

Tent City Interview at Camp Take Notice

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

These people should not have to live homeless like this. Point blank: the only reason tent cities exist in the first place is because the shelter system is broken.

Arthur Delaney

Tent Cities: An American Tradition

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A couple weeks ago a reader shared word with the Huffington Post of a tent city in Virginia, about an hour outside of D.C., where tons of middle class...

Crimmigration: How Misdemeanor Offenses Are Becoming Modern-Day Jim Crow Laws

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

In his recently released book "Texas Tough: The Rise of a Prison Empire", author Robert Perkinson analyzes the life and times of America's harshest, l...

Arthur Delaney

Tent Cities: National Coalition For The Homeless Begins New Study Of Encampments

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The National Coalition for the Homeless is undertaking a new project to document the tent city phenomenon across America. "Tent cities are American's...

Urgent Need For Tent Cities For Haitian Refugees

AP | BEN FOX and VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In what's left of one family's home, in what remains of one destroyed neighborhood, Jean-Rene Lochard has retrieved the ...

Mother Barters For Children's Christmas Gifts

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up compelling local stories about the victims of the recession. Gina LaVa...

Family Of Veterans Evicted On Veterans Day

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. A family of six in Avon P...

Homeless, Pregnant And Living In A Tent

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Gala Crum is 21 and pregnant, and living just outside of Washington D.C. in a small tent community, The Washington Post reports. With her tangled br...

Homeless Evicted From California Tent City

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. In Visalia, Calif., hundr...

Jackson Funeral Won't Convince Followers He Is Dead

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

Since Elvis, the social pathos and obsession with celebrities has grown more than a hundred-fold, and this King of Pop will never be laid to rest or allowed to rest in peace.

Arthur Delaney

Sacramento Tent City To Be Shut Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sacramento city officials announced yesterday that the famous tent city in Sacramento would be cleared out by the end of April. The evacuation is nece...

Charles Barkley Begins Jail Sentence At Tent City

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PHOENIX — Former NBA star Charles Barkley has begun serving a three-day sentence on a drunken driving charge. Maricopa County sheriff's Deputy Li...