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Look, there’s plenty of reason to pay attention to the horrors of the Trump administration. But let’s say that Donald Trump didn’t exist and the Republican Party was not a fascist force. The condition for millions upon millions of people in this country would be still terrible and we still wouldn’t be taking these problems […]

Whoops!

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On January 2, 2019

Great decision by the Obama administration to not bring charges against any of the banksters involved in destroying the lives of Americans: Michaela Christian lost a long battle with Wells Fargo in 20

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Redlining’s Legacy

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On March 30, 2018
Redlining, the mid-twentieth century federal effort to determine home loan viability based upon the racial makeup of neighborhoods, both reflected long standing white supremacy and created new structures of white supremacy that still have a tremendous impact on black communities today. Racial discrimination in mortgage lending in the 1930s shaped the demographic and wealth patterns […]
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Desegregation Has Never Happened

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On December 14, 2017
This nation has flat out never integrated and liberal whites are as responsible for it as conservative whites. Using tract-level census data for 24 large metro areas, my co-authors and I examined whether neighborhood race conforms to the traditional 20th century pattern of non-white (largely black) city centers and white suburbs. We also observed to […]

Rents

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On August 31, 2017

I’m a long-term renter, largely for reasons out of my control, which is the vagaries of academia, including having a spouse who lives several hundred miles away. I would like to buy at some poin

Affordable Housing

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On April 19, 2017

Affordable housing lotteries in New York are really a sign of just how woeful the housing situation is in that city for the poor, not to mention the middle class. In a January press message, the devel

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On January 1, 1935, the Carl Mackley Houses opened in Philadelphia. Built in conjunction with the Hosiery Workers Union, this project represents one of several attempts during the New Deal era to create workers’ housing complexes that combined ideas of solidarity with modern architecture and a futuristic idea about where the working class was headed. […]
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