Desperation in American cities earns international attention.
Check this terrifying look at what was formerly one of the greatest town's in all of the nation:
"In January, United Nations Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha visited Oakland and San Francisco as part of a fact-finding mission about housing and expressed shock and horror at the living conditions of homeless residents in one of the wealthiest societies in the world," San Francisco Curbed reports. "Farha’s presentation made only a few direct references to the Bay Area, in the same breath as cities like Belgrade, Mumbai, Lisbon, Buenos Aires, Delhi, Mexico City, and Santiago, where she visited 'overcrowded shacks,' 'damp abandoned buildings,' 'unrecognized settlements,' 'half-demolished homes,' and even entire neighborhoods where residents live in 'complete darkness during the daytime.'"
"The report recounted experiences in various impoverished communities around the world, including violent mass evictions, garbage piles, and teeming rodent populations," the article continues.
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Source: (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) A progressive woman who lives in San Francisco took to Twitter over the weekend and questioned Democrat leadership in the city. Pointing out the city has one party rule, San Francisco native Michelle Tandler noticed the massive shortfalls of politicians who claim to care about the downtrodden.