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The Eviction Moratorium Saved Lives

Matthew Desmond New York Times
Did the moratorium prevent evictions? Did it promote public health? The answer to both of those questions is a resounding yes. The eviction moratorium was among the most important public health interventions of the pandemic. It saved lives...

Friday Nite Videos -- October 18, 2013

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A Better Place | Playing For Change. 'SaveCanada' Punks TransCanada. Out of the Furnace: Movie. A Bold Plan to Fix the Mortgage Mess. The Musical Genius: Derek Paravicini. New Drugs for Old Bugs.

A Bold Plan to Fix the Mortgage Mess

GRITtv with Laura Flanders explores how eminent domain power could help cities combat the power of the finance sector and give mortgage relief to underwater homeowners.
 

Tidbits - July 18, 2013 - Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela

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Reader Comments - March on Washington; Even McDonald's Thinks Its Workers Need $15; NLRB, Chris Hedges and the Pequod; Labor & Obamacare; Greens and Fracking; Saving Underwater Homes at the Local Level; Low-Wage Workers; R.I.P. - Fred Hicks (Louisville); Henri Alleg - Journalist who revealed French torture in Algeria; Announcements: Pastor's Message to Cuba; Celebrate Nelson Mandela's Life - Berkeley - July 21; Confronting the Climate Crisis - San Francisco - Aug 2
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