Friday Roundup – December 22, 2017

Happy Friday! This is our final post of the year, and we’ve got a big 2018 planned for Work in Progress so stay tuned. In the meantime, here are the stories that we’ve been reading this week.

The Lede – Homelessness

“The Lede” is our occasional Friday Roundup section that provides a mix of a prominent news story and some recent social science on the same topic. This week we are featuring The Guardian Newspaper’s  visually stunning and heart wrenching look at the practice of one-way bus ticket purchases for individuals who are street homeless:

Here are a few other recent stories about homelessness that caught our attention:

Here is a selection of recent articles on homelessness in the United States:

 

At Work

 

Changing Policy on Taxes and Immigration

 

Social Problems

 

Policing in America

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