Housing

Grenfell Tower in London

Another Terror Attack in London, as Grief and Anger Build in the Wake of the Grenfell Tower Fire Another Terror Attack in London, as Grief and Anger Build in the Wake of the Grenfell Tower Fire

The conflagration was a lethal consequence of years of putting profit before people’s lives.

Jun 19, 2017 / Maria Margaronis

Thomas Barrack

Trump Friend Thomas Barrack Cashes Out of Colony Starwood Homes Trump Friend Thomas Barrack Cashes Out of Colony Starwood Homes

But the phenomenon Barrack started will outlive his ownership.

Jun 11, 2017 / Aaron Glantz

This Slumlord Is Donald Trump’s Good Pal

This Slumlord Is Donald Trump’s Good Pal This Slumlord Is Donald Trump’s Good Pal

Before billionaire Tom Barrack chaired Trump’s inaugural committee, his company was moving to evict a third of its tenants in one Atlanta-area county. This is Making America G...

Jun 8, 2017 / Aaron Glantz

MLK March on Washington

The Civil Rights Movement Had One Powerful Tool That We Don’t Have The Civil Rights Movement Had One Powerful Tool That We Don’t Have

Without it, activists will have to find new ways to bring about change in 2017.

Mar 27, 2017 / Jon Else

Ben Carson

Ben Carson Doesn’t Have Much Interest in the Agency He Will Run Ben Carson Doesn’t Have Much Interest in the Agency He Will Run

His Senate hearing was completely strange. 

Jan 13, 2017 / David Dayen

Santa Barbara Homelessness

Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions

For hundreds of families, home is a car in a quiet parking lot.

Dec 20, 2016 / Video / Jennifer Dworkin

Pruitt, Ross, Price, Mnuchin

Democrats Should Fight All of Trump’s Nominees. Yes, All of Them. Democrats Should Fight All of Trump’s Nominees. Yes, All of Them.

He’s betrayed his working-class supporters by naming a cabinet of millionaire and billionaire insiders.

Dec 8, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Ben Carson

With Ben Carson at HUD, America’s Cities Really Could Become Hellholes With Ben Carson at HUD, America’s Cities Really Could Become Hellholes

The neurosurgeon has blasted the agency’s work as “social engineering” and “communist.”

Dec 6, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Steve Mnuchin Wilbur Ross

Wilbur Ross and Steve Mnuchin—Profiteers of the Great Foreclosure Machine—Go to Washington Wilbur Ross and Steve Mnuchin—Profiteers of the Great Foreclosure Machine—Go to Washington

Mnuchin and Ross led companies that committed fraud to foreclose on millions of homeowners. Now they will be in charge of the entire US economy. What could go wrong?

Nov 30, 2016 / David Dayen

Steven Mnuchin

Bank Led by Trump Treasury Pick Accused of Racial Discrimination Bank Led by Trump Treasury Pick Accused of Racial Discrimination

Steven Mnuchin’s OneWest Bank allegedly violated the Fair Housing Act by redlining.

Nov 17, 2016 / David Dayen

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