Amazon and the Homeless: A Tale of Two Long Island Cities

The tech giant’s new hub in New York will be close to a growing shelter zone — but can the city fight homelessness while cultivating the market forces that are pricing people out?

Protesters gather in Long Island City to say ‘No’ to the Amazon ‘HQ2’ decision on November 14, 2018 in Long Island City, New York. Photo: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

By Will Doig

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