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It’s getting to the point where it’s hard to feel bad for people who get COVID. After all, the vaccines are more than readily available anywhere in the country. But it’s also easy to focus on the idiots out there who are refusing to get it in order to own the LIBZ. There are other, […]
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Low Income Housing, Redux

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On March 10, 2021
Since this is a topic we are already discussing today, I think another post is not too much. The reality is that a broken housing market combined with record income inequality has created a situation that requires bold solutions. Gianpaolo Baiocchi and H. Jacob Carlson suggest a way forward: We propose the creation of the […]
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Hunger in the Time of COVID

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On July 12, 2020
This photo essay of hunger in New York is a powerful document to what this all has really meant for the poor. I may not be living my best life right now and sure, it sucks. But for millions of Americans, this has tipped the balance off of barely making it and squarely onto homelessness […]
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Tennessee Republicans seem nice: Nashville Public Radio reported over the weekend that the Tennessee legislature is finalizing legislation that would add work requirements to the state’s Medicaid program, kicking at least 3,700 Tennessee workers off their health care. The state’s Republican leaders appear to have no qualms about taking health insurance away from Tennesseans who […]
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