homelessness

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0 Volunteers cause homelessness, claims Hedge Fund Manager

Andy Kessler, founder of the┬ábillion-dollar Palo Alto investment firm Velocity Capital Management, thinks that homelessness in the United States is caused by the people who volunteer at homeless shelter. The hedge fund manager took to the Wall Street Journal to condemn volunteering. He opens with the story of a couple…

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2 Homeless protesters camp out at Gates Foundation

“Charity begins at home” and hundreds of people in Seattle are now looking at a wet, cold winter with no place to sleep. That’s what homelessness advocate Jarvis Capucion said to me when I asked him why protesters decided to camp outside the Seattle campus of the Bill & Melinda…