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The Death Penalty for Homelessness

You can measure the depth of a civilization by how it treats its poor, very young, elderly and mentally ill.

By any such metric, ours here in the Exceptional Empire is barbaric.

  • Eve Ottenberg
  • CounterPunch

Take New York City mayor Eric Adams and his pronouncements on the homeless destitute.

He made a name for himself with stunts like proclaiming he’ll incarcerate people for erratic behavior.

Since lotsa homeless are erratic – they either started that way, which was partly how they lost shelter, or living rough eroded their good manners – they are the target population for being locked up.

Not to be outdone, presidential candidate Donald “I’m the…

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