Thursday, February 20, 2020

Tag: housing

Denver non-profit converts former hotel into affordable housing for homeless

“This really shows what we can do when we get creative about problem solving and affordable 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. 

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”