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Does China have no homeless people?

These two YouTubers (among many other influencers on Twitter and Reddit, etc.) claim that homelessness in China is very rare or almost non-existent after intentional searches. Almost all of their ...
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Do homeless people in the USA refuse to work?

In 2008, economist Thomas Sowell claimed in the newspaper article Freedom and the left: Working in a homeless shelter is widely regarded as “community service” — as if aiding and abetting vagrancy is ...
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Did French police fine homeless persons for not being confined at home in March 2020?

As mentioned in Are all French citizens who go outside their home legally required to carry official papers with a reason why they are out (Covid-19 lockdown)? , in France, people need to stay at home,...
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Do veterans account for one in seven homeless US adults?

There seems to be a lot of attention towards unemployed/homeless military veterans in the USA. Are there any statistics or studies to show that this is some sort of pandemic, or at least unemployment/...
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Could we buy every homeless person a house with the money spent on the F-35?

I've come across a number of articles, such as Americans Have Spent Enough Money On A Broken Plane To Buy Every Homeless Person A Mansion, that suggest that if we took all the money that we spent on ...
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