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Tackling the Housing Crisis With Public Power

Ricardo Gomez The Lever
Rhode Island is using COVID stimulus money to become a public housing developer — a monumental first step towards building a just housing delivery system.

The Truth About Busing Migrants From the Border to DC: A Story of Welcoming

Alexandra Gulden Common Dreams
The narrative cycling around conservative media outlets is that Governors Abbott and Ducey have "stuck it to the Dems" by "bringing the border crisis" to their front doors. In reality, mutual aid and solidarity groups have safely welcomed thousands of asylum seekers with dignity.

American History Is a Parade of Horrors — And Also Heroes

Stephanie Coontz Los Angelos Times
Some folks celebrate American exceptionalism and resist dwelling on horrors like slavery or settler colonialism. Others primarily see a centuries-long saga of white supremacism and oppression.