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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 | December 24, 2021

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Imagine a New York City Not Dominated by Real Estate

Danny Katch Jacobin
New York’s commercial real estate sector is in crisis, as office workers are increasingly unwilling to come back into a physical office. It’s an opportunity to rethink what a city that serves its residents rather than commercial landlords could be.

The Scion - What Happened to Andrew Cuomo?

Raina Lipsitz The Nation
In the past year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has gone from being a national media darling and fantasy presidential contender to a forlorn, scandal-plagued figure, walking the executive grounds enrobed in a blanket.

California's Proposition 15 Goes Down Swinging

Bobbi Murray Capital & Main
Thigpenn says the path forward means reversing public spending priorities that direct resources away from low-income communities — priorities that create tax structure that makes low-income communities in California scramble to fund schools.
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