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Housing and Homelessness
Housing and Homelessness news and analysis from The Nation
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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.
February 14, 2017
Can a Push for ‘Good Jobs’ Solve New York City’s Affordability Crisis?
To fight inequality, New York City’s mayor vows to create 100,000 jobs paying more than $50,000 a year.
January 21, 2017
Has America Ever Elected a ‘Legitimate’ President?
Given how hard it is to vote, and how actively some states discourage voting, America elects legal presidents—but not legitimate ones.
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson
December 20, 2016
Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions
For hundreds of families, home is a car in a quiet parking lot.
November 30, 2016
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?
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November 17, 2016
Bank Led by Trump Treasury Pick Accused of Racial Discrimination
Steven Mnuchin’s OneWest Bank allegedly violated the Fair Housing Act by redlining.
November 4, 2016
What You Think You Know About Kids and Public Housing is Wrong
Some 6.5 million families in the US are waiting for either a spot in public housing or a housing voucher.
November 4, 2016
This Small City Has a Plan to Fight the Silicon Valley Housing Crisis
A ballot initiative in Richmond, California, could help determine whether rent control makes a comeback in the Bay Area.
October 11, 2016
Why Hillary Clinton Is the Right Choice for Progressives
Clinton offers progressives the best chance to advance our issues and vision for the country—but only if we keep applying pressure and holding her accountable.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
October 4, 2016
Mr. Bright Side
Trump’s Gospel of Positive Thinking