US homelessness rise forecast July 18, 2020

from Business Matters· ·

The US government may have an impending housing crisis on its hands - the likes of the one that hit America after the financial crisis of 2008-9. We speak to the author from New Republic who says the federal government hasn't learned a thing about keeping track of the inevitable evictions and foreclosures. Plus, we talk about the fashion in hiring bikes and scooters – and why some are terribly annoyed at the whole business. It’s been 250 years since Captain Cook arrived in Australia, claiming the country for the British: the subsequent colonial settlement had consequences for the people …



The US government may have an impending housing crisis on its hands - the likes of the one that hit America after the financial crisis of 2008-9. We speak to the author from New Republic who says the federal government hasn't learned a thing about keeping track of the inevitable evictions and foreclosures. Plus, we talk about the fashion in hiring bikes and scooters – and why some are terribly annoyed at the whole business. It’s been 250 years since Captain Cook arrived in Australia, claiming the country for the British: the subsequent colonial settlement had consequences for the people who had lived there for more than 50,000 years. We assess the impact on Aboriginal people years later. And on World Emoji Day, we ask when is it every appropriate to send your boss a smiley. We discuss all this with guest Roxanne Taylor from ABC news in Australia. (Image: A homeless person's shanty in Detroit. Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)