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On Nextdoor, the Homeless Are the Enemy

The platform built for neighborhood news often scapegoats the most disadvantaged communities

Illustration: Cathal Duane

OnOn August 14, a man broke into a home in the Shafter neighborhood in Oakland, California. According to the resident of the home, the alleged thief entered through a locked gate in the backyard, stole a laptop, jewelry, small electronics, and a…




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