Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: housing

Compassion versus greed

Why do we permit investors to latch on to apartments and neither live in them nor put them up for rent?

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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Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”