Now, I don't know if we're heading for a major recession, a long downturn, or even a Depression, but this will probably convince you that the subject needs some serious thought:
[h/t to Bob Cesca via Crooks and Liars]
Is this happening where you live? Have you seen examples of this?
I live south of Baltimore--and if you're a fan of The Wire, I can assure you, I've driven through those areas and there are, indeed, a lot of homeless people in Baltimore. Those neighborhoods really look like that, and a lot worse. That wasn't cinematography. That was cinema verite`.