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Tent cities and camps sprout overnight in different sites and without warning. Then they are made to move again, because as Mayor Silva in Fresno once said, “they are unsightly.” Watching this short (11 minute) documentary though, it became clear to me that there is more at stake in the forceful relocation by police of homeless people when their numbers grow too threatening. They are a brooding ground for dissent against the system. So, the intention is not really to “relocate” since most often than not they do not provide another place for the homeless to go to, but to disperse.