United Nations official weighs in on LA poverty and homelessness

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The United Nations has a special investigator for extreme poverty and human rights. He recently toured the United States. His first stop was Los Angeles. We speak with him about what he saw, and what he thinks needs to happen to help the homeless living on Skid Row.

Credits

Guest:
Philip Alston - United Nations special rapporteur on extreme and human rights poverty - @Alston_UNSR

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole