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Workers cleared the E Street site with a garbage truck

E Street homeless encampment cleared out, again

The public space across the street from 2025 E St. NW is no longer home to the residents of a homeless encampment. The District’s Department of Human Services posted notice of the clear-out on March 15 and made good on its promise two weeks later.

"Poverty is also a political question"

Carolin Emcke is a publicist and philosopher who thinks that the basic principles of co-existence are in danger. In an interview with Surprise, she talks about the significance of public spirit, her fears for modern citizens and the importance of acknowledging the freedom of other