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Friday Nite Videos | June 17, 2022

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How Proud Boys Coordinated for Capitol Riot. Trump and John Eastman Knew Their Plan Was Illegal. The Wire Cast Members Talk Trump’s 'Mob' Tactics and 'Rats'. Why Is The Rent So Damn High In Florida? Marvel Studios’ Ms. Marvel.

Why Is The Rent So Damn High In Florida?

Florida is now the most unaffordable state. Gov. Ron DeSantis have taken millions from corporate landlords and developers. Now organizers across Florida are fighting back — and winning.

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.

Tidbits - Feb. 17, 2022 - Reader Comments: Labor Law Reform; Art Spiegelman, Maus and Book Bans; Megadrought; Paul Robeson; Peekskill from One Who Was There; NFL, Brian Flores, Systemic Racism; U.S. and Russian Women Call for Peace; more....

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Reader Comments: Labor Law Reform; Raising Interest Rates a Problem; Art Spiegelman, Maus and Book Bans; Megadrought; Paul Robeson; Peekskill from One Who Was There; NFL, Brian Flores, Systemic Racism; U.S. and Russian Women Call for Peace; more....

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.

The Other America

Liz Theoharis Tom Dispatch
The New Politics of the Poor in Joe Biden’s (and Mitch McConnell’s) USA

Nearly 1,000 Homeless People Died in LA in 2020 as 93,000 Homes Sit Vacant

Alex Ferrer, Terra Graziani and Jacob Woocher Truthout
We must see real estate market for what it truly is: an institution rooted in settler colonialism that allows land (and the housing that sits atop it) to be distributed and controlled by those who have enough money for their preferences to matter.
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