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Tech industry’s blame of homeless for Cash App executive’s murder upended when fellow tech executive arrested

'A wakeup call to all the newsrooms that baselessly amplified claims tying his death to the homelessness crisis.'

On Apr 13, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

woman shows lots of eviction notices on wall of apartment building tiktok

‘Recession is real’: Video shows all the eviction notices in apartment complex where rent is $2K

'There is a U-Haul truck in my complex every other day almost.'

On Nov 21, 2022 by Braden Bjella

unhoused woman on tiktok shares story of being scammed by fake housing listing on facebook through banking app chime

‘I’ve been living in my car for over a year trying to save all this money’: Unhoused woman says she was scammed through Chime by fake housing Facebook listing

'They blocked me and took all my money that I've saved for months.'

On Oct 18, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

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‘America has fallen out of love with Starbucks’: Former barista claims Starbucks is getting rid of its outlets to crack down on unhoused patrons

'We hate the homeless more than we like the billions of customers who come into our store simply to work on their laptops.'

On Sep 19, 2022 by Melody Heald

man in parking lot pointing to In Town Suites Extended Stay 'hot saving weekly $319.99' with caption 'No one ain't talking about it'

‘When most people can’t qualify for an apartment, they move here’: Man’s video about extended-stay hotels goes viral

'They have people that have lived there for 10 years are more.'

On Jun 1, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘I survived because of the kindness of strangers like you’: Domino’s worker complains about unhoused people asking for free pizza, sparking debate

'We tried this at Applebee's but then they expect free food every time.'

On May 23, 2022 by Kathleen Wong

woman speaking caption 'a homeless man was living in my apartment with me & i didn't know' (l) man in closet poking head out (c) woman speaking caption 'part:2 a homeless man was living in my apartment w/o me knowing' (r)

‘He’s ur roommate now’: Woman says a homeless man was living in her apartment without her knowledge

'Not you leaving your doors unlocked.'

On May 22, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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7-Eleven worker says he lost job after showing food waste, offering it to unhoused people

'I'm not throwing that sh*t away. I ain’t gonna be the one.'

On May 19, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Hope playing with this dog’s life was worth your 5 minutes of fame’: TikToker accused of giving up dog after going viral for buying the pet from an unhoused man

'She's on PetFinder.'

On Apr 27, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘These people got a whole grill out here’: Man calls out unhoused people for having a gas grill, sparking debate

'You blame them, I would go get them some chicken.'

On Apr 21, 2022 by Kathleen Wong

Woman hands on homeless man face caption 'the homeless man who apparently stole my heart after 4 cocktails' (l) Woman with homeless man holding each other dancing down sidewalk caption 'the homeless man who apparently stole my heart after 4 cocktails' (c) Woman hugging homeless man caption 'the homeless man who apparently stole my heart after 4 cocktails' (r)

‘This whole encounter feels like it didn’t come from a good place’: Woman shares video with homeless man, sparking debate on exploitation

'Mean girl energy.'

On Apr 14, 2022 by Kathleen Wong

Pot with paper burning cooking a pan of steak over sewer caption 'to the homeless man that cooked me steak over a sewer in LA' (l) Woman pointing to homeless man caption'to the homeless man that cooked me steak over a sewer in LA' (c) Man holding pan of steak with homeless man next to him caption 'to the homeless man that cooked me steak over a sewer in LA' (r)

‘My toxic trait is that I wouldn’t eat it’: A homeless man cooked a woman a steak over a sewer, and TikTok has thoughts

'Chivalry isn't dead.'

On Apr 14, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

starbucks cup (l) young woman with caption 'faces discrimination then reports to SM and ethics and compliance' (c) young woman dancing with caption 'gets hours cut to 5/wk and fired by SM' (r)

‘I’ve been homeless and out a job since February’: Ex-Starbucks worker says they were fired after reporting discrimination (updated)

'It’s always Starbucks.'

On Apr 14, 2022 by Braden Bjella

homeless persons tent setup with lit newspaper on fire on it (l) woman pointing finger up caption 'This is someone attempting to murder a homeless (unhoused) person, by lighting their tent on fire.' (c) Newspaper on fire close up caption 'This is actually a pretty common phenomenon known as social cleansing, it happens all the time.'(r)

TikToker brings awareness to ‘social cleansing’ violence against unhoused people

'How could people be so evil?'

On Apr 10, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

Ben and Jerry's icecream in hand on blue background (l) Homeless handicapped woman on ground caption ' haight ashbury ben and jerrry's manager throws a bucket of water on a mentally handicapped' (r)

‘Is this how you guys train your employees to deal with homeless people?’: Ben & Jerry’s worker accused of throwing water on unhoused person with disability (updated)

'Ben and Jerry’s will throw a fit when they hear about this.'

On Mar 24, 2022 by Grace Stanley