Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: housing

In an unequal America, empathy, not just housing, has become too...

Empathy for the plight of the homeless, meanwhile, is withering away, particularly among society’s most fortunate, as the social distance between that top and the rest of society widens.

The first guaranteed basic income program designed for single black moms

The Magnolia Mothers Trust is the first of its kind that specifically targets single Black mothers.

Comic: The upside of crowded living

What I went through to find a place to live in the fifth most expensive city for renting.

Renters get one step closer to home ownership with this innovative...

A Cincinnati nonprofit works to give renters a reason to stay and invest in their homes.

Infographic: Why normal people can’t afford a house

The U.S. is better at subsidizing wealthy people than low-income people.

We need a housing revolution now

The vision of housing as a human right must become a fundamental part of the progressive vision.

How privatization cuts us in two, while public institutions make us...

More profits for the privatizers, more health concerns and expense and disdain for the public. 

Stunning truths about the bloated safety net for the wealthy

It's not a game for the 200 million struggling Americans who depend on tax revenue for education and housing and health care. 

Why We Must Fight Economic Apartheid in America

Last week’s Supreme Court’s decision on fair housing is an important starting place if we want to reverse the vicious cycle of economic apartheid in America. Let's put an end to this racial segregation.

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.