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How To Make Housing as a Human Right a Reality

Sonali Kolhatkar Independent Media Institute
The federal government has for years enabled the private market to make money off our housing needs. Now, as home prices and rents skyrocket, there is a simple solution: offer people a public option for housing.

America’s Hidden Fire Kindling - For-Profit Housing

Jarod Facundo The American Prospect
Federally subsidized housing complexes, many of them owned by for-profit investors, fail to enforce basic safety standards. Will the horrific fire this week become a wake-up call?

Friday Nite Videos | November 5, 2021

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How Wealth Inequality Spiraled Out of Control. "You Better Not F*ck in Texas": Abortion Ban Protest Song. Homelessness | John Oliver. Four Seasons Total Documentary. The Q Files: JFK Jr. Fails to Appear at the Rolling Stones Concert.

Homelessness | John Oliver

With homelessness increasing nationwide, John Oliver takes a look at the way we discuss the unhoused, what policy failures are making the problem worse, and how we can help.

Universal Housing Vouchers: A Promise or a Pipe Dream?

Shelby R. King Shelterforce
President Biden promised to expand the Housing Choice Voucher program so that everyone who qualifies for a voucher gets one. What exactly would that change entail, and how long could it be before we see it happen?

Tidbits - Aug. 5, 2021 - Reader Comments: Simone Biles; Racism and GOP; KKK - Bosses Tool; Affordable Housing; Who is Calling for Cuomo's Resignation/Impeachment?; Decrease Vaccine Hesitancy; New Medicare4All Group; Syringes for Cuba Campaign Update

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Reader Comments: Simone Biles; Racism and GOP; KKK - Racist and Bosses Tool; Cigna Workers; Affordable Housing; Who is Calling for Cuomo's Resignation/Impeachment?; Decrease Vaccine Hesitancy; New Medicare4All Group; Syringes for Cuba Campaign Update
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