Homelessness is on the rise.
America is becoming "great" again. Hooray!
Or if Icke is invited back on, does this mean he'll be interrupted in mid-sentence every time he's on the verge of making a critically important point in defense of his position?
The Economy Is Okay? U.S. Retail Store Closings Hit A New Record High As West Coast Homelessness Soarsretail apocalypseless than 10 percent
- More store closings have been announced in 2017 than any other year on record.
Since January 1, retailers have announced plans to shutter more than 6,700 stores in the U.S., according to Fung Global Retail & Technology, a retail think tank.
That beats the previous all-time high of 6,163 store closings, which hit in 2008 amid the financial meltdown, according to Credit Suisse (CS).
- Housing prices are soaring here thanks to the tech industry, but the boom comes with a consequence: A surge in homelessness marked by 400 unauthorized tent camps in parks, under bridges, on freeway medians and along busy sidewalks. The liberal city is trying to figure out what to do.